Kyabram Free Press

Postmaster hurt

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Strathmert­on Post Office is out of business at the moment after the alleged assault of its postmaster, John Burke.

It was alleged a 42-year-old Numurkah man assaulted Mr Burke at 1.15am at the Strathmert­on Roadhouse on August 7.

Mr Burke suffered a brain bleed, broken hip and pelvis and is recovering in the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The Numurkah man faced charges of recklessly causing injury when he appeared in the Shepparton Magistrate­s’ Court last Friday.

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