Peterborough man assaulted after refusing to make purchase for stranger

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Peterborough man assaulted after refusing to make purchase for stranger

A 22-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges including resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer following an incident outside a Sherbrooke Street store.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. on July 10, police say a man in his 30s was approached on his way into a Sherbrooke Street store. Another man allegedly demanded the man make a purchase for him. He refused and was reportedly hit several times in the face.

A pedestrian in the area called police. The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Police arrested a 22-year-old man about a half-hour later.

Jack Robert MonineĀ of no fixed address is charged with assaulting a peace officer, resisting a peace officer, assault, uttering threats, and breaking probation. He was held in custody.

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