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Man arrested for driving at Falls security guard

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The 2015-16 Falls Festival crowd. Photo David Lowe
The 2015-16 Falls Festival crowd. Photo David Lowe

Police have charged a 63-year-old man with assault after an incident at the Falls Festival.

Police say that on New Year’s Day he he allegedly drove at a security guard in his car.

The man will face court again next month.

The festival saw thousands peacefully enjoying a huge holiday line-up of talent in near-perfect weather, with few other incidents.

A couple of staff members married on the site during the festival, inviting punters to the celebration.

Police reported just 27 drug detections and charged one 20-year-old man with supply.

Two people were charged with stealing and 50 would-be gatecrashers with trespassing.

Echonetdaily has received comparatively few noise complaints.

 


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