Charges laid in alleged Guelph busker attack: police

Guelph police say a 32-year-old man is facing charges after a busker was reportedly attacked on Wednesday evening.

The alleged incident happened on Wellington Street West just before 7 p.m.

Police say two men approached a busker playing the guitar, and one of them reportedly began shouting threats.

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“When the busker mentioned he was going to report the threats to police, he was shoved and punched in the face,” police said in a news release.

The busker suffered minor injuries in the incident.

A 32-year-old Guelph man has been charged with uttering threats and assault.

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