TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Toledo city councilman Larry Sykes and activist Julian Mack both appeared in the same courtroom Monday following their confrontation on Oct. 19.
Councilman Sykes was arraigned for misdemeanor assault after Mack accused Sykes of grabbing his neck during a talent show for Toledo Candidates at Georgjz419 on Adams.
Councilman Sykes waited outside the courtroom until the judge called up his case. He pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
Mack said he wanted to drop the no contact order against Sykes.
The following statement was released by Mitchell Law LLC on behalf of both men:
Mack appeared in court on an unrelated disorderly conduct charge, during which Mack allegedly cursed a police.