Man charged after throwing ketchup on Toronto parking enforcement officer

Oct 24 2017, 8:01 pm

A man has been charged with assault after throwing ketchup on a parking enforcement officer in Toronto.

According to Toronto Police, on Friday, October 13 at around 3:30 pm, a parking enforcement officer was issuing parking tickets in the Spadina Avenue and Dundas Street West area.

After the officer left the area in her vehicle, she was followed by a man who confronted her while she was in her police car.

The man then poured ketchup on the officer, and got into his car. He fled by driving on the sidewalk to get around traffic, and pedestrians were forced to move out of his way.

Police arrested Carlston Henry, 32, of Welland, on Wednesday, October 18. He’s been charged with assault, dangerous driving, and failing to comply with probation.

Henry is scheduled to appear at Old City Hall Courts on Wednesday, November 15.

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