Toronto Police show off their G20 loot

It seems a group of baseball playing, construction working, spicy-food enthusiast medieval warriors had big plans for the G20 summit.

This morning Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair revealed a curious array of weapons seized from G20 protesters. Among the display were crossbows, a chain mail shirt, aluminum bats, machetes, sledgehammers, an electric drill, saws, dog repellent and bottles of hot sauce.

Someone obviously recognizes the powerful, destructive force of a wicked case of indigestion. Take that, international delegates.

"Some people came to Toronto not to protest around a specific issue or to advocate for any change," Blair said. "They came to commit crimes and to victimize people in this city. The evidence of their intent is on display before you today."

"No one should be so na誰ve as to think these people were there for the purpose of lawful protest," he continued.

Fair enough, Blair. But if police could just get back to that other, little nagging detail.

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