Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 3 a.m. this morning, police responded to the report of a man causing a disturbance at the hospital in Chatham.
As officers attempted to arrest the man in the Emergency Room area, he resisted arrest.
A struggle ensued as the officers escorted the man outside, resulting in an officer being kicked.
A conducted energy weapon was deployed and the man was taken into custody.
The 31-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with causing a disturbance, resist arrest, assault police and breaching his release conditions by consuming methamphetamine.
He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.