Police in Toronto are investigating a man who was captured on camera delivering a roundhouse kick to an anti-abortion activist.
According to reports, the ‘pro-choice' man, who has been identified as Jordan Hunt, a hairdresser, became frustrated after he was confronted by Marie-Claire Bissonnette for disrupting the annual ‘Life Chain' demonstration in Toronto, Canada.
After Miss Bissonnette confronted Mr Hunt, an altercation ensued, which ended with Hunt kicking the 27-year-old woman.
Miss Bissonnette is quoted as saying that she started to film the incident after the man "became aggressive" over her views on abortion. Allegedly, Hunt had used a permanent marker pen to deface the placards of a number of protestors attending the anti-abortion demonstration before the filming began.
In the video, Mr Hunt can be heard asking, "if somebody gets raped by somebody and they're like ‘I'm a 16-year-old and I can't keep this baby', think you should keep it?'' before singling a ‘thumbs up' or ‘thumbs down.'
Miss Bissonnette answers, "It's a baby. If someone gets raped and gives birth and she decides to kill her three-year-old child," but was cut off there when Hunt executed a roundhouse kick to her shoulder. After she falls to the floor, another woman close by can be heard yelling "someone call the cops."
Reportedly, Hunt fled the scene before Toronto police arrived, but the incident is now being investigated.
After the ordeal, Bissonnette wrote on the pro-life website, ‘Lifesite News,' that, "he…forcefully roundhouse-kicked me in the shoulder, which sent my phone flying and I yelled for someone to call the police. In defence of his violence he claimed he'd meant to kick my phone, and then…yanked off the ribbon I'd been wearing on my chest and ran away."