CHICAGO (CBS) — A west suburban man has been charged with punching a female meter maid after receiving a parking ticket in River North.

Hasan Perryman, 37, of Maywood, is charged with one count of felony aggravated battery of a government employee in the Friday evening incident, police said.

Perryman was ordered held on $20,000 bond Sunday, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office website. Perryman will appear for a preliminary hearing Jan. 21.

Perryman is accused of striking a city Traffic Management Authority employee in the face about 5 p.m. this past Friday at 118 W. Grand Ave., police said.

The woman was writing a ticket when the man approached and repeatedly struck her in the face, police said. He fled but was found a by responding police officer.

The meter maid was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety said.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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