Echuca police are disappointed with the behaviour of people across the Easter weekend, with a large amount of alcohol-fuelled violence reported.April 21, 2014 3:59am
Echuca police are disappointed with the large amount of alcohol-fuelled violence in the town on Saturday night.
Leading Senior Constable Tamara McKenzie said police officers were kept busy most of the night attending pubs, clubs, hotels and bars around town.
‘‘There was quite a large volume of people at all licensed premises and a lot of alcohol-fuelled altercations,’’ Sen. Constable McKenzie said.
‘‘It was really disappointing, the behaviour.’’
She said the anti-social behaviour was coming from locals and tourists, who seemed to be ‘‘clashing’’.
Although there was only one arrest, Sen. Constable McKenzie said police had to intervene on many occasions to alleviate escalating violence.
A 19-year-old Echuca man was arrested and charged following two alleged assaults on the corner of Hare and Percy streets and another outside Rojo nightclub just after midnight.
The man faces 10 charges, including assault, intentionally causing injury, reckless conduct with a broken bottle and assault with a weapon.
He was bailed to appear in Echuca Magistrates Court tomorrow.
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