Man jailed over serious assault at Kincumber

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A man has been charged in relation to an alleged serious assault in Kincumber on Saturday, April 12.

About 6:30pm, police were called to Kincumber Hotel following reports two men had been assaulted at
the premises. Police were told security staff asked a 24-year-old man to leave the hotel due to his level of intoxication. It’s alleged the man refused, and became argumentative with staff – gouging a 41-year-old man in the right eye, and punching and kicking a 37-year-old man in the head.

The 37-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment of concussion, and swelling and bleeding to his mouth. Police from Brisbane Water Local Area Command launched an investigation into the incident. As a result of their inquiries, a 24-year-old man attended Gosford Police Station on Saturday, April 19. The man was charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and one count each
of affray, and excluded person remain in vicinity of licensed premises. He was refused bail and
appeared at Gosford Local Court on April 20.