‘Street figthing’ man
A MAN has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted police over a stealing incident in Lismore. Police from the Richmond Target Action Group were called to the Lismore Salvation Army store at 4.30pm on Friday to investigate a stealing offence. While talking to staff they saw a 37-year-old North Lismore man walking past the store. Staff pointed him out as the offender and police spoke to him. The man was highly aggressive with police and allegedly threatened to 'street fight' them. He then tried to allegedly head-butt a senior constable. During a search of him police recovered property allegedly stolen earlier from the Salvation Army store. The man was charged with larceny and assaulting police. He will appear in court in May.