Man Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Iguana at Restaurant Manager

It's not clear why the man threw the Iguana.
Painesville Police

A man has been arrested for flinging an iguana at a restaurant manager in Ohio.

Police were called to a Perkins restaurant in Painesville on Thursday after a man allegedly pulled an iguana from underneath his shirt and swung it around by its tail before he threw it at the manager and fled, authorities said.  

The 49-year-old, who has not been identified, was later found a few blocks from the establishment and arrested

He’s been charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. 

The iguana, which police have named “Copper,” was given to the Lake County Humane Society, according to reports.


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