London police (Photo)

A London Police Service vehicle, Feb. 10, 2017.

A 26-year old London man was arrested near Western’s campus Sunday evening. He is charged on multiple counts, including assault with a weapon. 

London Police chased Shimeon Jade Philip to University Crescent, a five minute walk from Western University’s campus, where he was arrested at 6 p.m. Sunday. 

Philip is accused of assaulting a woman and stabbing a man with scissors. Police also say Philip was combative during his arrest, biting and hitting a paramedic. 

Philip is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of assault, mischief under $5,000, uttering threats of death or bodily harm and resisting arrest. He appeared in London court on Tuesday in relation to the charges.

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News Editor

Rebekah Rodrigues is a News Editor for volume 114. Email her at rebekah.rodrigues@westerngazette.ca

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