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Woman charged with hitting man in face with beer glass

A WOMAN has been charged following a glassing in Ballina.

Police said about 12.30am yesterday, a 39-year-old man was at a club on Cherry St when an argument broke out between him and a 47-year-old woman.

The woman allegedly struck the man with a schooner glass, hitting the side of his face.

Security staff detained the woman at the scene until police from Richmond Local Area Command arrived.

As officers attempted to arrest the woman, she allegedly became aggressive by thrashing around and kicking police.

She was taken to Ballina Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, assault police and resist arrest.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Lismore Bail Court yesterday.

The man sustained a small laceration to his face, but did not require medical treatment.

Topics:  ballina crime


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