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May 19, 2022

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About 7pm yesterday (Wednesday, 23 May), a 22-year-old man was in a gaming room at a hotel in Marine Parade, Kingscliff, with friends when he was approached by a woman.

The woman began to argue with the man and he tried to move away.

The woman, who is not believed to be known to the man, continued to follow him and an argument ensued.

Another man intervened and assaulted the 29-year-old man was a glass schooner.

The man was taken to Tweed Heads District Hospital in a stable condition, suffering facial injuries.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have commenced an investigation and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.


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