A 41 year old Barrie man accused of assaulting his father is facing charges.
Police say the man forced his was into his parents’ house around 4:00 yesterday afternoon – an going dispute about a vehicle had apparently come to a head.
The man is accused of throwing a cigarette in his 81 year old father’s face, spitting at him, and eventually knocking him to the floor and punching him.
The assault came to a stop when he was told police had been called.
The victim was treated in hospital – the suspect, after being tracked down by police, was also treated for injuries to his hand.
He’ll be in court today.