Police arrest London man after car damaged with broken toilet

London police car in downtown London, Ont. Sawyer Bogdan / Global News

A London man was arrested after police say pieces of a broken toilet were thrown at a passing car and a second car was also damaged.

London police say at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday they received a call about a man throwing pieces of a broken toilet at a passing car in the area of William and Pall Mall streets.

Police say the caller saw the suspect pick up the abandoned toilet and drop it, causing it to shatter.

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Police say the man then hit a parked SUV on the west side of William Street with what they say looked like a knife.

Officers then arrested a suspect without incident on Piccadilly Street, just west of Adelaide Street. Police say after searching the man they found a ratchet wrench on him.

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The damage to the two vehicles is estimated at approximately $1,000.

The 30-year-old London man has been charged with two counts of mischief under $5,000.

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The accused is scheduled to appear in London court on June 7 concerning the charges.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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