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Ottawa police officer 'seriously' injured after call on Henderson Ave.

Police say one of their officers was assaulted as she was responding to an incident at a home on Henderson Ave. in Sandy Hill.

An Ottawa police officer was seriously injured responding to a call on Henderson Ave.

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An Ottawa police officer was seriously injured responding to a call on Henderson Ave.

An Ottawa police officer suffered a "serious injury" while she was trying to remove three women from a home in Sandy Hill.

Police say they received a call about a disturbance along the 100 block of Henderson Ave. When the officers arrived, the tenant asked several people to leave his unit. When the officers tried to get three women to leave, police say they became "combative" and assaulted one of the officers, causing a serious injury. Other officers arrived and took the three women into custody.

Police say they found illegal firearms and drugs inside the unit, including large quantities of cocaine and psilocybin, a small number of MDMA pills, as well as one rifle and one shotgun, along with ammunition for both.

Two female young offenders have been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer.

Caylie Thomas, 18, has been charged with one count of aggravated assault on a police officer. Paul Fisher, 18, has been charged with several firearms and drug-related offences.

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