A Waterboro man was arrested after head-butting a York County sheriff’s deputy and biting another deputy on the leg as he resisted their efforts to let a woman retrieve her belongings from her residence, Sheriff William King said Saturday.

Nicholas Morin, 29, was charged on Friday with assault on an officer and was being held at the York County Jail on $10,000 bail.

King said the deputies were escorting the woman to her Beaver Dam Road home in Waterboro on Thursday when they discovered Morin had barricaded the door and yelled out at them that he had a gun. They took cover and the deputy persuaded Morin to come out peacefully.

“After a short while, the highly agitated man did surrender,” King said in a statement, adding that Morin did not have a firearm.

When he was being taken into custody, Morin resisted arrest and head-butted a deputy, injuring the deputy’s nose, King said. Morin then bit another deputy on the leg, the sheriff said.

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