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Fairy Meadow glassing

police 8A MAN has been charged over a glassing at a Fairy Meadow pub last Friday night.

About 11.45pm, a 35-year-old man and a 25-year-old man became involved in an altercation outside the deck area of the Princes Highway hotel.

Police will allege that a 25-year-old man smashed a schooner glass striking the older man to the face. The injured man later went to Corrimal Medical Centre for treatment after he recieved a deep laceration to the face, requiring seven stitches.

On Sunday, the injured man went to Wollongong Police Station and reported the incident. On Tuesday the 25-year-old man went to Wollongong Police Station where he was arrested and charged with reckless wounding. He was released on conditional bail and is due to appear at Wollongong Local Court on Tuesday October 4.


About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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