Painesville police say they had been known as to a Perkins restaurant round midday Tuesday on a report that an unruly buyer pulled an iguana from underneath his shirt, swung it round and threw it on the supervisor earlier than fleeing.
Police say they apprehended the suspect just a few blocks from the restaurant within the metropolis roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Cleveland. They are saying the 49-year-old additionally was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Authorities didn’t present any data on a attainable motive.
Police say the lizard they named “Copper” was taken to the Lake County Humane Society to be checked by a veterinarian.