PARMA -- Police say City Safety Director Gregory Baeppler was assaulted Monday afternoon by a man upset by a parking violation complaint.
Police say the man called the Safety Director upset and twenty minutes later he showed up at Parma City Hall.
Baeppler greeted the man when he arrived. Police say the man then grabbed Baeppler's tie and tore his clothing.
Baeppler forced the man to a chair and kept him there until assistance arrived.
The man was cited for assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damaging.