Man charged over Kiama glassing

A man will face court next month following the alleged glassing of a man at a Kiama hotel.

About 12.45am on Wednesday, a 25-year-old man was asked to leave a hotel on Terralong Street by security guards at the location.

The man allegedly refused to leave and was escorted from the hotel a short time later.

It’s further alleged the man threw glass bottles at security guards outside, hitting a 26-year-old man in the back.

Police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended and launched an investigation into the incident.

A 25-year-old man was arrested outside the hotel and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station.

The 25-year-old man allegedly assaulted police while being arrested, along with a 30-year-old man and 20-year-old woman.

The older man and woman were arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station, where they were charged with assault police officer in execution of their duty and resist arrest.

They were both issued a Field Court Attendance Notice to appear before Kiama Local Court on February 19, 2014

The younger man was charged with reckless wounding, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, resist arrest (two counts), assault police officer in execution of their duty (two counts) and fail to leave licensed premises.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Kiama Local Court on  February 19, 2014.

The injured man was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics for cuts to his back, before being taken to Shellharbour Hospital. He has since been released.

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