At approximately 10:00 am on August 14th, Brockville Police responded to the Brockville General Hospital in regards to staff needing assistance.

A 47 year old male patient had assaulted two hospital staff members and afterwards barricaded himself in a room. Police took control of the male and he was secured by hospital staff.

The Ottawa area male will possibly face assault charges when discharged. Injuries to the staff were minor in nature.