Bancroft OPP was called to a residence in L’Amable on March 27th to deal with an unwanted person.
When they arrived at the scene they tried to arrest the unwanted male, but he ended up barricading himself into the residence. The Emergency Response Team and the Tactics and Rescue Unit were brought to the scene to help arrest him.
After an investigation, the 31-year-old from Kington was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and the arson of a Prince Edward County property on March 26th.
The accused is due in court in Belleville at a later date.
The family member he assaulted suffered from non-life threatening injuries.