Someone In Toronto Was Shooting Arrows Off Their Balcony At A Drone & Charges Were Laid

The arrows were landing close to a film crew in the area.

Toronto Staff Writer
Someone In Toronto Was Shooting Arrows Off Their Balcony At A Drone & Charges Were Laid

You read that right: someone in the 6ix was using a bow and arrow to shoot at a drone Thursday morning.

Toronto Police tweeted about an "unknown trouble" in the Dundas Street East and Greenwood Avenue area on September 30. "You had somebody who, I think, took offence to a drone being flown in or near their area," Constable David Hopkinson told Narcity over the phone.

"So, they start to try and shoot the drone down with a bow and arrow," he continued. "The problem was those arrows were landing in an area that was close to a film crew that was in the area, [which was] providing quite a significant hazard."

Police confronted two people and were able to negotiate their way into their home where they were arrested.

"The charges are [...] assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous to the public peace, and being a common nuisance," Constable Hopkinson said.

No injuries have been reported.

This article’s cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

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