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Police Assault In Howard

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a police officer at a Howard residence on Friday, February 21. 

At about 11:50 PM, police were called to a disturbance at the residence on Alice Street.

It is alleged that while entering the residence, police located a man inside the house who became hostile towards the officers.

The man allegedly assaulted a police officer on two occasions. The man was then arrested.

The 42-year-old Howard man has been charged with one count of obstructing police and one count of assault on police. He will appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates court on March 19.

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