Security guard knocked unconscious by intoxicated, violent man

A man has been charged over the assault of a security guard at a hotel in Terrigal yesterday.

About 6.45pm, a 22-year-old man, who was allegedly intoxicated, was asked to leave the bar by a security officer.

As the security officer took hold of the man’s arm to escort him from the premises, it’s alleged the 22-year-old punched the security officer in the head causing him to be knocked unconscious and fall to the ground.


He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Gosford Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his lip and swelling to his face.

Police attended the bar and arrested the 22-year-old man before taking him to Gosford Police Station and charging him with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

He was given bail and will appear in Gosford Local Court on Tuesday 20 October, 2015.