Teen Facebook fight case adjourned

A KINGSCLIFF teenager charged with organising a fight on Facebook has pleaded not guilty.

Nineteen-year-old Joseph Agius appeared in Tweed Heads Local Court today charged with using a carriage service to make a hoax/threat.

The charges related to a fight organised on the social media network at a Tweed Heads shopping centre on March 5, which more than 5000 people indicated they would attend.

As a result police deployed additional resources to the area, but nothing eventuated

The case was adjourned to May 23 and Agius’ bail was continued.

Agius, of Ibis Crt, was charged on March 23 following police investigations.



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