Al­leged at­tacker in court

Avon Valley Gazette - - NEWS - Lau­ren Pi­lat

A MAN ac­cused of at­tack­ing Swan Mayor David Lu­cas is due to en­ter his plea in Mid­land Mag­is­trates Court next month.

War­ren Jeater ap­peared in court on Tues­day charged with as­sault­ing a per­son per­form­ing a pub­lic func­tion and un­law­ful dam­age, over an in­ci­dent in which Cr Lu­cas was al­legedly hit in the head with a mi­cro­phone at a spe­cial elec­tors meet­ing on June 18.

About 200 peo­ple were at the Mid­land Town Hall meet­ing to dis­cuss the Mid­land Oval Re­de­vel­op­ment Plan.

The 67- year- old was rep­re­sented by a duty lawyer who re­quested a four- week ad­journ­ment for Jeater to seek fur­ther le­gal ad­vice.

Mag­is­trate Kevin Tavener ad­vised Jeater to en­ter a plea when he was due in the Mid­land court on Au­gust 7.

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