Associated Press, Published December 08 2009
Man arrested for throwing tomato at Sarah Palin book signing
Still, not everyone at the mall was a fan. Bloomington police said a local man threw a tomato at Palin from the second level of the rotunda at 2 p.m.. Police say the tomato missed Palin by about 10 feet, but hit two officers after striking the stage. The man was arrested on a gross misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault on a police officer and a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.
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