– Mag­is­trate Rod Mad­sen

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be­cause peo­ple were just all over him,’’ said Sergeant Al­bert Still­away, who was called as back-up to the brawl.

Const Bond was forced to d r a g a s e m i - c o n s c i o u s Robert­son out by the foot f rom un­der­neath t he at­tack­ers and place him in the re­cov­ery po­si­tion as Const M a d s e n f e n d e d o f a n y fur­ther as­saults on the de­fen­dant.

‘‘ They were just get­ting him away from the party be­cause ev­ery­one wanted to have a piece of Still­away said.

But de­spite the res­cue, Robert­son was irate and agi­tated when of­fi­cers got him to his feet, took him across the road and asked if he needed med­i­cal as­sis­tance.

The court heard he was ar­rested in a strug­gle af­ter call­ing them ‘ ‘ racist dog white c*** s’’ and telling them they were prejudiced be­cause of the colour of his skin.

Const McKay said both of­fi­cers were in­sulted by be­ing

him,’’

Sgt

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