Treherne RCMP officers assaulted during arrest; suspect charged with disarming a police officer

Treherne, Manitoba – On May 27, 2023, at approximately 11:45 am, Treherne RCMP responded to an assault at a residence in Cypress River.

Officers attended and located the victim, an adult female, with minor injuries.

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RCMP located the male suspect and advised him he was under arrest. When officers were attempting to handcuff the male, he became combative and proceeded to assault them. The suspect also attempted to disarm the officers and after a brief struggle, he was placed into custody.

The officers received minor injuries.

While the suspect was in custody he threatened the officers and spit at an officer.

Bailey Vaillant, 21, of Winkler, has been charged with:

Disarming a Police Officer

Assault on Police Officer x3

Uttering Threats x2


Resisting Arrest

He was remanded into custody.

Treherne RCMP

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