Man pleads not guilty to assault charge

Lake Munmorah Road rage.

Man pleads not guilty to assault charge

UPDATE, August 28: 

A man who was one of three charged over a violent road rage incident at Lake Munmorah late last month has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge.

41 year old Clint Pollard briefly fronted Wyong local court today, after footage of him allegedly punching a woman on the intersection of the pacific highway and elizabeth bay drive on July 24 went viral.

He's been granted conditional bail to reappear in court in October, while the woman he punched, Bianca Sams, will face the same court next week charged with intentionally throwing objects at Pollard's vehicle prior to being hit.

 

JULY:

Police have now charged the woman involved in the now infamous road rage incident at Lake Munmorah on Monday afternoon.

Dash Cam footage of a 41 year old man punching her in the face at the intersection of the Pacific Highway and Elizabeth Drive led to a Tuggerah Lakes police investigation, which led to the man being charged with assault on Wednesday.

It’s since been learnt the woman threw nails out of her car at the man prior to the incident.

Earlier today, she attended Wyong police station, and was charged with malicious damage, being armed with intent to commit indictable offence, intentionally throw object at vehicle risk safety, part of body outside window – passenger and passenger seatbelt not fastened.

The woman will face Wyong local court on September 6th, a week after the man does.

 

WEDNESDAY: Police have charged a man who allegedly assaulted a woman in a road-rage incident on the Central Coast.

Two vehicles were travelling along the Pacific Highway, Lake Munmorah, just after midday on Monday 24 July 2017.

When the two vehicles stopped at the intersection of Pacific Highway and Elizabeth Bay Drive, a 41-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were involved in an argument, before the man allegedly punched the woman in the face.

After receiving mobile phone footage, officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command commenced inquiries into the incident.

Following investigations, a man presented himself at Wyong Police Station at 9am today (Wednesday 26 July 2017), where he was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The man, from Windermere Park, was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Wyong Local Court on Wednesday 30 August 2017.

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