A man has been charged with assault (DV), assault, breach of AVO, special aggravated break and enter and malicious wounding. after another man’s skull was fractured at Forster yesterday.
On the afternoon of Monday, May 21 a 25-year-old man went to a house in Forster Keys and asked to speak a female occupant.
The occupants, an 18-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman, refused to let the man inside.
However, it’s alleged he climbed in through an open window.
The man became involved in an argument with the woman – who was known to him – which escalated into a physical fight.
The two men began to fight when it was further alleged the younger man was hit with as glass implement and had his finger bitten, almost severing it.
The 25-year-old man left the house and was stopped by police in Head Street where he became aggressive towards them.
He refused treatment by NSW Ambulance paramedics and was arrested and taken to Port Macquarie Hospital for treatment for his injuries.
While he was being treated at the hospital, it is further alleged he spat at a nurse.
NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the house in Forster Keys and conveyed the younger man to Port Macquarie Hospital, where he was treated for fractures to his skull and would undergo reconstruction surgery on his hand.
The 25-year-old man was taken to Port Macquarie Police Station and charged with assault (DV), assault, breach of AVO, special aggravated break and enter and malicious wounding.
He was refused bail at Taree Local Court and was remanded in custody until his next appearance on July 17.
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