Police charge man over Christmas day glassing

POLICE have charged a 24-year-old Lismore man following a glassing attack on Christmas morning.

Police allege around 12.10am on December 25, 2015, two men, aged 30 and 27, walked out of the Lismore Workers Club and were approached by the accused who punched the 30-year-old in the head.

Police said the assault was unprovoked and led to a string of assaults that carried from Keen Street to Conway Street.

The melee ended with the accused using a broken glass beer bottle to stab the victim to the left side of his chest, police said.

At 11am yesterday the accused was arrested at his home address and taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with Reckless Wounding, Assault occasioning actual bodily harm and Affray.

He was released on strict bail conditions to attend Lismore Local Court on April 4



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