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Alleged Glassing Incident At Licensed Premises in Lavington.

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged glassing at a licensed premises in Lavington.

About 8.45pm on Thursday June 4, police were called to licensed premises on Wagga Road, Lavington, following reports of an assault.

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Police have been told the manager of the premises, a man aged in his 20s, requested a patron leave an area of the premises due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The patron allegedly verbally abused the manager, then hit him in the face with a schooner glass which shattered on impact.

The manager was treated at Albury Base Hospital for cuts to his face.

Officers from Murray River Police District attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, a 21-year-old man was arrested at Albury Police Station.

He was charged with use of an offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, common assault, and excluded person fail to leave premises when required.

The man was refused bail by police and appeared briefly in Albury Local Court, where he was granted conditional bail to re-appear on Monday 6 July 2020.

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