Mississauga man arrested for allegedly hitting police cruiser with sledgehammer

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Halton police have made an arrest following a recent incident in Milton.

Shortly after 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, police say a male suspect with a bandana covering his face entered the parking lot of Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 12 Division.

"The suspect approached a fully marked HRPS patrol car and began to strike the vehicle with the sledgehammer," police say.

An officer immediately confronted the suspect and, after a short pursuit on foot, the suspect was arrested.

39 year old Mississauga man James Stokes has been charged with Mischief under $5000 and four counts of Fail to comply with probation.

Stokes was held for a bail hearing in Milton.

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