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Friday, April 25, 2014

Aggressive Panhandler Arrested

Saint John Police tells CHSJ News a man who made the rounds from the East Side, to the uptown, and finally to the West Side aggressively panhandling and harassing passers-by will be spending the weekend in jail.

The man was seen banging on car windows and cursing at people when they refused to give him cash. He also caused a ruckus in Brunswick Square before police were called.

He was eventually arrested on a city bus near a west side mall.

He has been charged with causing a disturbance and also found to a breaching court conditions to keep the peace.