Man arrested after assault on taxi driver

A 19 year old North Gosford man was arrested for assault and drug possession at Gosford yesterday.

At about 1:10pm on Tuesday 2nd February, the man was arrested at North Gosford by Brisbane Water Police Transport Command Police in relation to an assault upon a taxi driver on Friday 29th January at Showground Rd, Gosford,  after being identified from in-car CCTV footage.   

The 35 year old male victim of the assault suffered bleeding and bruising to his face.

At the time of his arrest, the suspect was found to be in possession of a number of tablets.   

He was conveyed to Gosford Police Station and subsequently charged with 1 count Common Assault, 1 count Assault occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and 1 count Possess prescribed restricted substance.

He is to appear before Gosford Local Court on the 8th March 2016.

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