DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit business owner faces misdemeanor assault and battery after a security guard at the city’s popular Eastern Market says he was spat upon.
The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 50-year-old Robert Stanzler is named in a not-in-custody warrant. Stanzler of Ferndale has not yet been arraigned.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
The spitting incident occurred Tuesday morning over a parking issue during an event at the open air market. The security guard turned over a cellphone recording of the incident to police.
Stanzler was taken into custody at the scene and later released.READ MORE: GM, Toyota, Target, and Others Say They Will Still Enforce Mask-Wearing In Texas
The Detroit Free Press reports that Stanzler owns Detroit Mercantile Co. and is one of the co-founders of ‘Made in Detroit.’
The Associated Press was unable Sunday to find a home telephone number for Stanzler. Court records did not list a defense attorney.MORE NEWS: Volvo Announces All-Electric Lineup by 2030
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