Criminal charges have been laid against a Vancouver man accused of assaulting two Vancouver Police Department officers last week.

Frank Pacella, 50, has been charged with one count each of assaulting a police officer, assaulting a police officer causing bodily harm, resisting arrest, and escaping lawful custody. The charges relate to an August 21st incident near Sunset Beach that sent two VPD officers to hospital with injuries.

No additional information will be provided at this time, as the matter is now before the courts.