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Off-duty cop arrests man on assault

Man to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court today after allegedly assaulting two people.
Man to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court today after allegedly assaulting two people.

AN off-duty police officer arrested a man after an assault on a mother and her teenage son outside Kingscliff Shopping Centre on Thursday afternoon.

Police allege a 31-year-old man confronted the pair about 3.30pm and assaulted both.

The off-duty officer restrained a 31-year-old Kingscliff man until other officers arrived.

The man has been charged and refused bail.

He will appear in Tweed Heads Local Court later today.

Topics:  assault, crime, police, tweed heads local court



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