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Old 02-12-2007, 10:39 AM   #1
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Default Optometrist attacks reporter in Canada

So I'm watching the news this morning and they have this story about a reporter trying to do a story at a optometrist'* business somewhere in Canada. The owner of the glasses place went buck wild on the reporter, hitting him, slapping him, pushing, and even throwing snow at him and the camera guy I guess the guy locked him-self in his business and when the swat team showed up, they got him out and arrested him for battery. The video is hilarious, when I find it, i'll post it

Got the video!! http://www.netscape.com/viewstory/20...999&frame=true
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lmao I saw a tid bit of that on the news lastnight. I guess he didnt like his 5 minutes of fame?? lol
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LOL somewhere in Canada...

It happened in Toronto. Basically, a CityNews reporter named Peter Silverman was confronted by the owner of King West Optical named Adam Plimmer. Over the last while, Silverman (who focuses on helping the little guy who gets screwed by businesses) has been doing an on going story about Plimmer.

In Ontario, an optician (someone that sells glasses) cannot give eye tests, that can only be done by a qualified licenced optomitrist. Anyway, this guy was giving tests, and was giving bad perscriptions. Anyway, customers complained, and Plimmer wouldnt refund etc.

Anyway, it turned into a big drama and the store owner flipped, and was charged with assault.

Silverman is great, puts up with a lot of guff, but he fights for the little guy.
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