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Two people bashed in Casino yard

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault of a man in Casino last night (Friday).

About 5.20pm (Friday), a 39-year-old woman and two men, aged 44 and 59, were sitting outside a home on William Street, Casino, when two women walked past the front of the property.

The women, aged 26 and 43, allegedly started to yell at the people outside the house threatening them.

The two women then allegedly left and returned a short time later with two men.

A scuffle ensued and the 39-year-old woman and 59-year-old man were allegedly punched and kicked by the 26-year-old woman and the two men with her.

Police were contacted and Richmond Local Area Command officers attended and commenced an investigation.

As a result of the incident the older man received a cut and bruising to his face and the 39-year-old woman received grazes and bruising.

The two women were arrested and taken to Casino police station.

The younger woman was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, affray and common assault. She was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on Saturday.

The older woman was charged with common assault, intimidation and affray. She was given conditional bail to appear at Casino Local Court on Wednesday 7 January.

Investigations into the assaults are continuing and police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that may help, to call Casino police station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The two men were described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander in appearance, aged in their 20s, with one wearing a white singlet top.

 


One response to “Two people bashed in Casino yard”

  1. Jon says:

    We don’t need to worry about Muslim terrorists when we have our own native-born terrorists living amongst us.

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