January 8, 2019 9:37 am
Updated: January 8, 2019 3:12 pm

Man drives into Toronto Porsche dealership after breakup with girlfriend: police

WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police say a man has been charged after he drove into a Porsche dealership late Monday.


Toronto police say a man has been charged after he drove into a Porsche dealership late Monday because he was “having a bad day” following a breakup with his girlfriend.

Police said they received a call just before 11 p.m. for reports of a car that had driven through a window of a Porsche dealership at Parliament and Front streets.

When officers arrived, they located a car that had been driven through the front window of the dealership.

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Police said the driver was then seen vandalizing cars inside of the dealership.

When officers questioned him, he reportedly told them he was having a bad day because of an earlier breakup with his girlfriend and decided to crash into the dealership.

The 20-year-old man was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, mischief over $5000 and numerous Highway Traffic Act offences.

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Police said the damage to the window is valued around $15,000 to $20,000.

Damage to the vehicles inside of the dealership is valued at an additional $50,000 to $70,000.

No one was injured in the incident.

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