ARRESTED: Drunken man takes on security at the Chinchilla Club Hotel. Pic: Peter Ristevski
ARRESTED: Drunken man takes on security at the Chinchilla Club Hotel. Pic: Peter Ristevski

ARRESTED: Drunk man takes on security at Chinchilla pub

FRIDAY night beers at the local pub ended badly for a man who fired up at staff after being asked to sit down and comply with COVID-19 rules, he then fought with security guards who were trying to remove him from the premises.

A Chinchilla police spokesman said the local man is now facing five alleged charges and a date with court.

"He was refused service and… a scuffle then broke out with security guards," he said.

"Police were called, and he was subsequently arrested."

The spokesman said the man will be facing Chinchilla Magistrates Court at a later date on the following alleged charges; common assault, obstruct police, contravene the direction of an order, failure to leave a licenced premises, and public nuisance.

The incident occurred at 11.40pm, August 28.


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