A St. Albans man faces charges of assaulting a police officer after an altercation at a Price Chopper.
37-year old Eric Cyr is also charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and unlawfull trespass.
St. Albans Police were called to the Price Chopper on Swanton Road in St. Albans around 6:30 pm Tuesday after reports of an unruly customer trying to pick fights with other shoppers.
When officers escorted Cyr out of the store, they say he attempted to go back inside. Police say he began punching and biting officers. One officer was hit several times in the face and head and required treatment.
Cyr was taken to the Northwest State Correctional Facility where he is being held on $10,000 bail.