By­stander al­legedly punched

Whitsunday Times - - NEWS -

PO­LICE say a woman al­legedly punched on Air­lie Beach’s main street had been un­in­ten­tion­ally caught in the mid­dle of fight.

Po­lice al­lege a group of peo­ple had be­gun to fight out­side McDon­ald’s last Satur­day about 3.30am when a 21-year-old in­ter­na­tional woman was al­legedly punched, suf­fer­ing in­juries to her face.

A 25-year-old Bri­tish man was charged with as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing bod­ily harm and vi­o­lent pub­lic nui­sance.

The man will ap­pear in Proser­pine Mag­is­trates Court on No­vem­ber 19.

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