A South Bruce OPP officer suffered injuries after a wanted man rammed his car through a police blockade Saturday afternoon in Ripley.
Police say around noon today a male wanted in connection to an uttering threats incident involving a firearm that occurred on Thursday, Jan. 11, was seen operating a vehicle on Bruce Road 6 in the Township of Huron-Kinloss.
Officers attempted to block the roadway and the male suspect drove towards the blockade and damaged two OPP cruisers.
Police say a civilian passenger vehicle was also damaged a short distance away, with a male occupant suffering minor injuries.
Meantime, the suspect fled from his vehicle and was apprehended by police after a short foot chase.
Bruce Road 6 was closed from Bruce Road 1 to Ripley for several hours due to the police investigation.
A female passenger was also inside the suspect's vehicle and suffered minor injuries.
A South Bruce OPP officer went to hospital and was treated for a fractured wrist and released.
Police say 30-year-old Glenn William O'Neill of Huron-Kinloss is in custody pending a bail hearing on Sunday.
OPP say several charges are anticipated.
According to a past Bayshore Broadcasting report, O'Neill was the subject of a police manhunt in May 2017 relating to a number of weapons offences.
He evaded police for nearly a week until he was arrested May 17, 2017 on a farm property in Huron Township.