Man charged with smashing schooner glass in stranger’s face

NSW: A MAN has been arrested and charged after he allegedly smashed a schooner glass in a strangers face outside a licenced premises on the state’s south coast.

Police said the incident allegedly occurred on a deck outside a licenced premises on the Princes Highway in Fairy Meadow on Friday 9 September.

It was around 11.45pm when police said a 35-year-old man became embroiled in a fight with a 25-year-old man.


During the altercation, it’s alleged the younger man smashed a schooner glass in the older man’s face.

The 35-year-old sustained a “deep laceration” to his face. He attended Corrimal Medical Centre where he received seven stitches.

He attended Wollongong Police Station last Sunday and reported the incident to police.

As a result, the 25-year-old man was arrested yesterday and charged with reckless wounding.

He was released on conditional bail to to appear at Wollongong Local Court on Tuesday 4 October.