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Man who allegedly spit on, punched motorist in Crocker Park garage pleads not guilty

Westlake Police
Posted at 11:14 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 11:14:32-05

WESTLAKE — A 58-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge on Thursday for allegedly spitting and hitting another man in a parking garage at Crocker Park last month.

The incident happened on Dec. 17 in the Mulberry Garage.

Authorities said that the two men got into an argument over driving on a ramp in the garage. According to the police report, the assailant then opened the victim's car door, spit on him and then punched him in the face.

The 58-year-old man was arrested by Westlake police and jailed.

He is scheduled to appear in Rocky River Municipal Court on Feb. 11 for a pretrial conference.