Police: Man crashes into hotel after bill dispute

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Angry Guest Smashes Truck Into Hotel

ALVA, Okla. (AP) -- A man shown in a surveillance video crashing his pickup into the front desk of a northwestern Oklahoma hotel and nearly hitting two women is facing charges.

The Enid News and Eagle reports the incident happened last Thursday at Alva Comfort Inn and Suites after a bill dispute. Police say 62-year-old John Parsley of Gonzales, Texas, wanted a refund on two transactions.

Officer Wade Suffon says he offered to talk to a manager but Parsley drove off and crashed into the hotel.

Parsley faces two felony counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and one count of malicious injury to property over $1,000. It's not clear if he has an attorney.

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Police: Man crashes into hotel after bill dispute
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@NBCNews @MAlexJohnson didn't like the service or the room huh?

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