Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders is praising officers who arrested a man after he was caught on video throwing rocks at a lone female police officer and smashing the windows of her vehicle on Monday afternoon.

The man, 42, was taken into custody by 51 Division officers following the incident on Seaton Street near Shuter Street, close to Dundas Street East and Sherbourne Street. Police were first called to the scene for an assault in progress shortly after 2 p.m.

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According to Const. David Hopkinson, spokesperson for the Toronto Police Service, the man was assaulting another man and throwing rocks. One officer responded to the call and the man began to throw rocks at her. Continue Reading

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