Man charged with assaulting parking enforcement officer who was writing a ticket

Toronto police say a man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a parking enforcement officer who was writing him a ticket.

Police say on the morning of March 3, an officer was writing a parking ticket for a vehicle in the Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue area.

Police allege the car's owner approached the officer, pushed her then got in his car and drove away.

He was arrested Sunday and charged with assault.