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About 4am on Sunday (December 16), an 18-year-old female approached another female on Jonson Street Byron Bay.

They entered into a conversation before one woman struck the other, knocking her to the ground.

A fight ensued before the two were pulled apart by persons present.

The victim’s injuries including swelling, a sore head, a bleeding lip, scratches and grazes.

She reported the matter to police, who located the defendant a short time later.

The defendant was arrested and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and was conditionally bailed to appear before Byron Bay Local Court on December 18.  .

 


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