Man charged with impersonating police during G20

A line of riot police surround a large street demonstration on the closing day of the G20 Summit. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo/Canadian Press)

By CBC News

A British man made a court appearance in Toronto on Wednesday, after being charged with impersonating a police officer during last weekend's G20 summit.

Police announced Tuesday evening they had charged Charlie Veitch, 29. He was taken into custody while boarding a plane for London.

Veitch is a satirist whose videos can be seen on YouTube, and he was in Toronto poking fun at the security preparations for the G20.

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