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Man, 49, charged with assaulting Parking Enforcement Officer,
Orchard View Boulevard and Yonge Street area

Broadcast time: 11:16
Sunday, April 2, 2017

Parking Enforcement

Case #: 2017-573291

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in an Assault investigation.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, a man was arrested for assaulting a Parking Enforcement Officer in the Orchard View Boulevard and Yonge Street area.

It is alleged that:

- the officer issued a ticket to a vehicle for parking on a sidewalk

- a man then moved the vehicle into a "No Stopping" area and was issued another ticket

- the man then approached the officer and shoved him, causing him to lose his balance

- the man remained on scene until police arrived

Michael Franks, 49, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with:

1) Assault

He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Monday, May 1, 2017, 2 p.m., room 505.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Brian Moniz, Parking Enforcement