Pizza delivery man punched in the face in downtown Charlottetown

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Police are searching for a man who punched a pizza delivery driver in the face several times while he was sitting in his vehicle in downtown Charlottetown Tuesday night.

The incident occurred on Queen Street, near Douglas Street, at approximately 9 p.m.

A man, driving a pizza delivery vehicle, called police after he says he was punched several times in the face while he was sitting in his delivery vehicle at an intersection.

Police are searching for a man described as 5'4", with red facial hair, heavy set, between the ages of 30 and 40. He was wearing baggy light blue jeans, a baggy winter jacket, boots, and a black and orange ball hat.

Police believe the assault may have happened after the pizza delivery vehicle splashed the accused.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact police at 902-629-4172 or P.E.I. Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


Geographic location: Charlottetown, Queen Street, Douglas Street

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Recent comments

  • HOT Pizza
    April 10, 2014 - 14:04

    Splashing people with pizzas has become a problem.....I dont think it is in the Highway Traffic Act but it should be.Hot pizzas can be startling at that time of night on Douglas St. It happened to me once and I was furious.

  • Cold slice
    April 09, 2014 - 22:59

    Drivers need to be aware of pedestrians walking when the roads are this wet. Nobody needs a beat down, but I remember being splashed once and I was furious. Just slow down. Or like this guy, get some street justice.

  • paula
    April 09, 2014 - 22:09

    I hope this man was not seriously injured and 2 wrongs don't make a right. But.....too many motorists pay no attention to pedestrians and people are splashed by disrespectful drivers all of the time. Splashing a pedestrian is an offence in the Highway Traffic Act. Start ticketing these people and those that don't stop at stop signs. It is dangerous to walk in Charlottetown these days by people running stop signs.