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Officer injured following large party; man charged – Lake Macquarie

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A man has been charged after a police officer was injured while dispersing a large party at Lake Macquarie last night. About 10.15pm (Friday 6 March 2020), officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were called to a large party at a home on Bridgewater Close, Eleebana. On arrival, officers located more than 100 people in … Continue reading “Officer injured following large party; man charged – Lake Macquarie”

A man has been charged after a police officer was injured while dispersing a large party at Lake Macquarie last night.

About 10.15pm (Friday 6 March 2020), officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were called to a large party at a home on Bridgewater Close, Eleebana.

On arrival, officers located more than 100 people in the street, and a number of people proceeded to throw glass bottles at police.

One officer was hit by a bottle, sustaining minor injuries, and a police vehicle was damaged. Additional police attended and dispersed the crowd.

A man is alleged to have harassed a police dog, and attempted to incite the crowd to further attack officers.

The 21-year-old was arrested after allegedly failing to comply with a police direction. He resisted before being restrained and taken to Belmont Police Station.

He was charged with fail to comply with direction, behave in offensive manner in/near public place/school, and resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, and granted strict conditional bail to appear at Belmont Local Court on Wednesday 8 April 2020.

Police are investigating the incident and as they continue their inquiries, they would like to speak to anyone who has information on attendees of the party.

 

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/03/06/officer-injured-following-large-party-man-charged-lake-macquarie/

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