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Man arrested after altercation at hotel

A 31-year-old Prince George man was arrested Tuesday following a commotion at the Pomeroy Inn and Suites.

Police were called shortly before 2 p.m. to a report of a man who was behaving in a bizarre manner.  It was reported that he was running around the lobby and had attempted to punch a staff member.

Upon arrival, Prince George RCMP officers arrested the man and he actively resisted their efforts to get him into handcuffs, according to police. After a short confrontation between the man and officers, he was taken into police custody. As a precautionary measure, the man was transported to hospital to ensure his well-being.

The man is being charged with assault and resisting arrest. He was held in custody and appeared in Provincial Court on March 6.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.