Waterloo man arrested after assaulting two people in downtown Kitchener

A Waterloo man was arrested on Friday after a physical altercation in downtown Kitchener led to another man taking a dangerous fall.

According to Waterloo Regional Police, it happened at around 3:40 p.m. A 20-year-old man and a 55-year-old man began a physical altercation when the older man fell onto the Light Rail Transit (LRT) tracks.

Someone watching stepped in to intervene, however, they were also assaulted by the 20-year-old man and had their personal property damaged.

The 55-year-old Waterloo man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 20-year-old Waterloo man was charged with two counts of assault and mischief under $5000.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777, extension 6399.

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