Brian Coleman arrested on suspicion of assault
By Adam Bienkov
20 September 2012, 22:13
Infamous Tory Councillor Brian Coleman was arrested today on suspicion of common assault:
The Barnet and Whetstone Press report that:
Totteridge ward member Brian Coleman was arrested in connection with an alleged attack in Finchley this afternoon (Thursday) and is currently being held at a central London police station
According to those at the scene, Coleman was involved in a confrontation with a cafe owner in North Finchley after she saw him parking in a nearby loading bay.
Buzz Cafe owner Helen Michael allegedly tried to take a picture of Coleman after which an assault took place.
Earlier this year Helen Michael was summoned to a meeting with Barnet Council after she produced a series of posters accusing Coleman of “murdering” Barnet’s high streets with high parking charges.
FRIDAY UPDATE Brian Coleman has been released on bail. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said:
“A 51-year-old man was arrested on Thursday 20 September in connection
with an alleged common assault. He was taken to a central London police station and was subsequently bailed to attend a north London police station in late October pending
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