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Charges have been laid after a local man was caught trespassing on train tracks near downtown Chatham.

Chatham-Kent Police were called to the Murray Street area just after 9:30 Wednesday morning to support Canadian Pacific Rail Police in arresting the accused.

Authorities say the suspect was uncooperative with officers but eventually taken into custody. He was also wanted on an outstanding warrant and bound by a court order not to enter CP property.

The 26-year-old is now facing charges of failing to comply with an undertaking, entering on land on which a rail line is situated, and two counts of resisting arrest.

The accused was taken to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters and held for a bail hearing.