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.


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.