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Club patron 'punched' female security guard

Monday, 7th March, 2011

Avoiding a $10-$15 taxi fare proved to be an expensive venture for a 44-year-old local man. Avoiding a $10-$15 taxi fare proved to be an expensive venture for a 44-year-old local man.

Avoiding a $10-$15 taxi fare proved to be an expensive venture for a 44-year-old local man.

Police said the man was issued with a $300 infringement notice for refusing to pay a taxi fare after catching a cab from Argent Street to Fisher Street at 12.30am on Sunday.

After an investigation, police were able to determine the identity of the man.


A female security guard was repeatedly punched in the head and upper body by an angry patron at the Wilcannia Golf Club on Friday night, according to police.

Police said the 46-year-old woman had been told off for using offensive language by the security guard around 6pm.

Upon leaving the premises shortly before midnight, the woman started swearing at the security guard and punched her several times in the head and upper body, police said.

Investigations are continuing.


A rear number plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in Mica Street sometime between 7pm Saturday night and 8am on Sunday, police said yesterday.


A 29-year old man was issued with a $550 infringement notice for failing to leave a licenced premises in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Police said they were called to the licenced premises at 1am on Sunday and when the man did not comply with their move along direction, he was issued with the fine. 


Police were called to help disperse a crowd of 100-150 people who were gathered on the footpath outside a licenced premises in Argent Street yesterday morning.

Police said they were called to disperse the crowd after the venue closed and it took them half an hour to get the crowd to leave.


Four underage teenagers were found to be in possession of alcohol in the early hours of yesterday morning, police said.

Police said the teenagers were stopped in Oxide Street and spoke to by police, who tipped the remainder of their alcohol out.

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