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Two charged over serious assault

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BUNDABERG Police have charged two people after an incident outside a hotel in Bundaberg last night.

Around 8.30pm Bundaberg police responded to reports of a disturbance between a man and a woman on Bourbong St.

When police attempted to separate the two it is alleged the woman refused to listen and began to verbally threaten police.

The woman was arrested and when police attempted to put her inside the police car she allegedly kicked two officers with her high heeled shoes.

At this time police issued a move on direction to the man.

It is alleged the man refused to leave and then punched a male officer in the face causing the officer to fall to the ground.

The officer was transported to Bundaberg Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The two officers allegedly kicked by the woman were uninjured.

A 27-year-old Avoca man was charged with one count each of obstruct police and serious assault police.

The 30-year-old Avoca woman was charged with two counts assault police and one count public nuisance.

They are both due to appear in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.



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