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Guelph, Ont. store manager loses tooth after being punched by irate customer: police

File photo. Matt Carty / Global News File

A store manager in Guelph, Ont., will apparently need some dental work done after being allegedly assaulted by a customer.

Investigators with Guelph Police Service say a woman was inside a business in the Paisley Street/Elmira Road area on Sunday just before 5 p.m.

They say the woman was causing issues and the manager tried to approach her.

Investigators say the woman then threw a box of candy at the manager and later punched her in the face, knocking out a tooth.

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An off-duty officer was inside the store at the time and managed to detain the suspect before officers arrived.

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A 25-year-old woman from Guelph was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and assault.

She will appear in a Guelph court Dec. 9.

 

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