Punched In The Face For Using Parking Lot

Accused Of Trespassing Then Aussaulted

Barrie Police have laid charges following an assault in a downtown parking lot this week.  Officials say a woman was assisting her daughter practice reversing parking for her upcoming drivers test when a member of the cleaning staff from a building approached them to say they were trespassing.  The victim attempted to explain the reason for them being there and after a short argument was punched in the face. A 64 year old Barrie man is now facing charges of assault causing bodily harm.