Protesting Pepperballs Joshua Stuart Cobin Just Got Hit With Assault Charges


PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The man seen in the 3TV/CBS 5 video getting hit with a non-lethal round after kicking a gas canister at officers was booked into jail Thursday night on four criminal charges, Phoenix police announced. Joshua Stuart Cobin, 29, from Scottsdale, was booked on three felony counts of aggravated assault on police and one misdemeanor count of unlawful assembly. According to Cobin's court documents, police state that he after he tried to kick the smoking canister at police, he it up and threw it at them. Police go on to say in the documents that he later picked up a second smoking canister and threw that one at police as well, hence the three charges of aggravated assault. Source

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