WINDSOR, ONT. -- A Chatham man is facing multiple charges after allegedly breaking into a business and spitting on an officer while under arrest.

Police say officers received a call early Sunday morning of a man with a large air compressor on Grand Avenue in Chatham.

Officers found the man and discovered the air compressor had been taken from a nearby business.

The man was arrested and taken to the Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters. While the man was being booked into custody, police say he spat on an officer.

The 25-year-old Chatham man has been charged with break and enter, theft, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and assaulting a peace officer.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.