Port Stephens police beat

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Anne Street assaultPORT police are on the hunt to find a man who is alleged to have headbutted a golfer last Sunday before becominga victim of assault himself.

Police were called to Anne Street, Raymond Terrace about 6.20pm on April 10 on multiple reports that a man was being chased and assaulted by four other males.

Police arrived to find the alleged victim of the assault, a man aged 23, taking shelter at an Anne Street residence.

He was found with a cut to his head and above his left eye.

The four attackers had fled the scene before police arrived.

Police said the Raymond Terrace man was unable to provide details about what happened to him.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment. Once treated, he immediately signed himself out of hospital.

Since then police have identified the man as being involved with an assault at Muree Golf Club earlier in the day on April 10.

A man, alleged to be the 23-year-old male, walked on to the course and up to two golfers before headbutting one of them.

Police said the man did not know the golfers and the attack was unprovoked.

The man has been evading police since signing himself out of hospital.

Police are investigating the golf club and Anne Street attacks.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Port police on 4983 7599 or Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000.

Salamander Bay brawlPOLICE are investigating what sparked a violent brawl at a licensed venue inSalamander Bay on Friday, which forced staff to lock the doors on patrons.

Police were called to Salamander Shores about 11.15pm on April 15 on reports that a fight had broken out amongst patrons.

When officers arrived, they found upturned furniture and broken glass throughout thesmoking patio. Theyspoke to a number of men, however none were able to provide details on what happened.

Police said the patrons they spoke to all appeared heavily intoxicated.

CCTV footage of the incident is being reviewed to determine what caused the incident and the people involved.

The matter has also been referred to the Port’s licensing officer.

Laser pointed at airplanesINFORMATION is being sought after a laser pointer was directed at several planes flying intoNewcastle Airport on Friday night.

Police were called about 6.30pm on April 15 after a number of pilots flying commercial planes reported a laser light being shone at them from the direction of the Fitzgerald Bridge in Raymond Terrace.

Pilots reported the laser as being distracting but were not forced to take emergency or evasive action.

Police arrived at the bridge and surveyed the area until about 8pm.

They spoke to about 50 people, however none provided information about the origin of the laser light.

Shortly after 8pm police received reports that another plane had experienced a laser being shone at them from the bridge area.

Officers patrolled the area again, but were unable to locate the person with the laser pointer.

Pointing a laser at a plane is a serious offence, which carries heavy penalties.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Port police on 4983 7599 or Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000.

Disqualified driver busted behind wheelA RAYMOND Terrace man disqualified from driving until 2023 was allegedly found behind the wheel of an unregistered and uninsured car on Sunday.

Police were called to Brown Street, Raymond Terrace about 11am on April 17 on reports that a blue Holden Statesman had been seen driving dangerously in the area.

About 11.20am a police patrol sighted the vehicle and pulled it over.

A 23-year-old man from Raymond Terrace was the sole occupant of the car.

Inquiries by officers revealed the man had been disqualified from driving until January 2023 and that the vehicle was not registered or insured.

Police also allegedly found a knife in the man pocket.

The man was issued a court attendance notice to appear in Raymond Terrace on May 24.

He will face three traffic offences and a possessing a knife in public charge.

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