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Casino man assaults police, vomits on himself

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Casino police will allege that on Thursday afternoon they received calls about a man trespassing in a back yard of a Johnston Street property in Casino.

Police attended the property and saw a 26 year old Casino man in the back yard carrying a full backpack. He tried to walk away, refused to give a name and was highly abusive towards police. He then grabbed a senior constable’s hand while walking directly at him. It is alleged that the 26 year old said, ‘I’ll f****g neck you mate’. He was taken to the ground and then spat on police.

He was taken to Casino police station where he threatened to burn down the police officer’s homes. He then put his fingers down his throat and vomited on himself and his cell.

He was charged with two counts of Assault Police, two counts of Resist Police, Offensive Language and Intimidate Police.

His was bail refused and will appear in Lismore local Court today.


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