The man from Ohio swung iguana over his head by his tail before throwing him at a restaurant manager & # 39;

The man from Ohio swung iguana over his head by his tail before throwing him at a restaurant manager & # 39;

  • The Ohio police arrested a 49-year-old man for disorderly conduct on Tuesday
  • Man is said to have walked with an iguana to Perkins Restaurant in Painesville
  • Authorities say he swung his iguana with his tail over his head and threw it at the manager
  • He has been accused of disorderly conduct, resistance to arrest and animal abuse

A man from Ohio was arrested Tuesday after police said he was violently waving an iguana with his tail over his head and throwing it at a restaurant.

The incident occurred at Perkins Restaurant in Painesville, about 30 miles northeast of Cleveland.

According to local police, a 49-year-old man walked into the restaurant, removed an iguana that he hid under his shirt and then waved it around his head by his tail.

The man would have thrown the animal to the manager of the restaurant.

The image above shows Cooper, an iguana who in turn was turned around by his tail and thrown at a restaurant manager in Ohio, according to police.

The image above shows Cooper, an iguana who in turn was turned around by his tail and thrown at a restaurant manager in Ohio, according to police.

The incident occurred at Perkins Restaurant in Painesville, about 30 miles northeast of Cleveland

The police hurried to the stage and traced the suspect in the street of the restaurant.

The iguana was seized by the officers and nicknamed & # 39; Cooper & # 39 ;.

Cooper was then transferred to the Lake County Humane Society, who will have one of his veterinarians examine for injuries.

The suspect, who was not mentioned, was accused of disorderly conduct, resistance to arrest and animal abuse.

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