Bodily offence puts punch campaign into force
AN ASSAULT occasioning bodily harm offence in Monto is under investigation, believed to have happened between 12.30 and 1am on May 20, on Flinders St.
To prevent similar crimes from occurring, Monto businesses have jumped on board and shown support for the One Punch Can Kill police campaign.
Venues that serve alcohol are at risk venues of where these offences can occur.
And now, Mungungo Pub, Mulgildie Hotel, Albert Hotel and Monto’s Grand Hotel proudly display a One Punch Can Kill poster, to remind vendors that their actions could have significant consequences.
The campaign is aimed at preventing senseless violence among young people and stopping them from making split-second decisions that could ruin their lives or the lives of others.
Monto Police Sergeant Mick Bazzo said the Monto community was happy to promote and support such a worthy cause.
“Wherever you are this weekend, choose to stay calm, watch your mates and walk away from committing assault and alcohol related offences,” he said.
Anyone with information regarding the May 20 offence is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers.
They can be reached on 1800 333 000, or by jumping on crimestoppers.com.au.