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Ambarvale woman charged for spitting at security guard

A 45 year old woman from Ambarvale has been charged for breaching the state’s Public Health Orders.

She also faces a range of other charges related to an incident at Liverpool Hospital yesterday.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command were called to the hospital just after 7am following reports a woman had assaulted a nurse and security staff.

On arrival, police were told the woman had refused to leave despite having been discharged and allegedly abused nursing staff and security using offensive language as they attempted to get her to leave.

It’s further alleged that as security escorted her from the building, the woman spat on the face of one of the guards and threatened him, bit another guard on the hand, and kicked at them and a nurse.

The woman was arrested and taken to Liverpool Police Station, where she was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, three counts of common assault, behaving in offensive manner in/near public place/school, remain on prescribed premises without lawful excuse and with stalking and intimidation.

She was also charged with not complying with a NSW Health Covid-10 direction relating to spitting or coughing.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court today.

Police continue to appeal to the community to report suspected breaches of any ministerial direction or behaviour which may impact on the health and safety of the community.

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In other police news, a Harrington Park man has been charged over an online marketplace fraud.

Several people were defrauded when purchasing animals via an online marketplace.

Between April and July 2020, a man advertised dogs and cats – including a French bulldog, labrador and a ragdoll kitten – for sale online. It’s alleged that on four occasions people paid money to the man for the animals, however they never received them.

Police were alerted and detectives from Camden Police Area Command commenced an investigation, which led to the arrest of the 24-year-old man at Narellan Police Station.

The man was charged with four counts of obtaining financial advantage by deception. He was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court.

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