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WPIX Reporter Arrested for Slapping Chauffeur

Daily News

Vince DeMentri Self-proclaimed TV news “bad boy” Vince DeMentri is once again in the spotlight for the wrong reason after slapping a chauffeur to the Bahamian UN ambassador during a parking-spot flap, police said.

The WPIX/Channel 11 reporter–fresh off gushing to the Daily News about how he’d “grown” from past mistakes–surrendered to the NYPD Thursday night and was booked for assault, police said.

Sporting a busted lip, driver Hurley Senanayake walked into the 17th Precinct stationhouse in midtown Wednesday night and reported DeMentri walloped him across the face earlier that day, police said. More…

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