Guelph lady charged after sweet tossed at retailer worker
A box of candy became a weapon in an altercation at a Guelph store that led to assault charges for a 25-year-old woman.
Police say the woman had been causing issues inside a business in the area of Paisley and Elmira roads on Sunday, Oct. 23, just before 5 p.m.
When she was approached by the store manager, the woman threw a box of candy at her, then punched her in the face, knocking a tooth loose, a news release said.
The woman was detained by an off-duty police officer, who happened to be in the store and arrested a short time later by responding officers.
The woman is charged with assault with a weapon and assault.