Man charged over Exmouth NYE assault
Police have arrested a Perth man for a serious New Year’s Eve assault in Exmouth that left another man with a suspected broken jaw.
The 29-year-old was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm for allegedly punching a man in the face several times in the carpark of the Potshot Hotel about 1am.
The victim, who police believe was involved in a verbal altercation with another person when he was allegedly hit, is believed to have a broken jaw and had to be flown to Perth for surgery.
The accused was due to appear in Exmouth Magistrate’s Court last week.
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