Police had to use capsicum spray to subdue a man who was assaulting people and ‘frothing at the mouth’ at Lismore Transit Centre yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 29).
They allege that they by the time police arrived the 43-year-old Woodcroft man had punched two people and thrown a shopping trolley onto the ground, smashing it.
They say man was ‘frothing at the mouth, hostile, abusive towards police and using offensive language.’
When he allegedly threw a punch at a senior constable that failed to connect, OC spray was used to subdue the man and he was placed under arrest.
The man was charged with affray, assault police and breach of bail. He was refused bail and appears in Lismore Local Court today (Thursday, March 30, 2017.