TORONTO — A driver faces several criminal charges for allegedly knocking into a Toronto special constable with his car.
Police say the man was angry at being directed to go straight through a downtown intersection rather than make a turn.
They allege he disobeyed the direction and struck the traffic agent multiple times with his car.
The agent was not hurt.
The 19-year-old driver from Amaranth, Ont., faces charges of assault with a weapon, and assaulting a peace officer.
Police say any aggressive behaviour toward traffic agents won’t be tolerated.
0429 13:00 City Of To. Tfc Agent Struck By Driver, Tps Lays Crim Chg…ke Shore Blvd W https://t.co/90OBde1y4G
— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) April 29, 2021