Toronto cop charged with assault


A Toronto police sergeant is in some trouble in Halton Hills.

Halton Police say he's accused of pepper spraying someone.

This was on Saturday outside a Croatian centre. Police say there was some kind of altercation but they haven't said exactly what led to it.

Toronto Police say Doodnath Churkoo has been an officer for more than 23 years. He's been suspended and the professional standards unit is investigating.

He's been charged with assault with a weapon and administering a noxious substance.