Claim ac­cused spat on cop

The Cairns Post - - NEWS -

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.

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