Claim accused spat on cop
A YARRABAH man is set to face court after he allegedly spat in a police officer’s face.
Officers from the town east of Cairns were call to a a disturbance in Wangguulay St, Yarrabah, about 4.15pm on Thursday and had detained a young girl.
A 28-year-old male officer was approached by a man at the scene, who allegedly spat in his face.
The man was arrested and transported to the Yarrabah police station, while the officer received medical treatment at the Yarrabah health clinic.
The 30-year-old man will appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on May 10, charged with serious assault.