October hearing for 70 year old accused of assaulting police

AN OCTOBER hearing has been set down for the case over an alleged altercation between a driver and Hervey Bay police.

Torquay man Francesco La Palmer, 70, appeared in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court charged with obstructing and assaulting police and being a public nuisance.

He was stopped on Boat Harbour Dr on August 3.

The prosecution alleged La Palmer verbally abused then assaulted police.



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