Man arrested after throwing chair at fast-food employee

Police have arrested a man over an alleged assault, affray and malicious damage at a fast-food restaurant in Roselands.

The incident occurred about 9.30pm on Monday (20 July 2015).

Police have been told three men entered the restaurant, which is located on Canterbury Road.


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While waiting to be served, the men became aggressive and abusive towards staff.

It’s alleged one of the men picked up a chair and threw it towards the front counter, where it struck a 24-year-old female employee. A cash register and drinks machine were also damaged.

The three men left the store, and police were called.

Officers from Campsie Local Area Command have been investigating the incident.

As a result of these inquiries, police arrested a 20-year-old man in Belmore about 4.40pm yesterday (Tuesday 21 July 2015).

During a search of the man, police seized a quantity of a drug believed to be methylamphetamine (“ice”).

At Campsie Police Station, police charged the man with:

– Affray;

– Recklessly/intentionally destroy/damage property;

– Assault occasioning actual bodily harm; and

– Supply prohibited drug.

The man has been refused bail to appear in Burwood Local Court today (Wednesday 22 July 2015).

The investigation continues.

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