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Assault, Cairns City

Cairns Police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old Brinsmead woman on Thursday as a result of a dispute inside a licensed premises on Grafton Street.

Police will allege the Brinsmead woman was asked to leave the business after causing a disturbance.

The woman refused to leave and was subsequently escorted from the premises.

The woman then allegedly punched a 21-year-old security officer in the face before assaulting another 24-year-old staff member.

Police will further allege the Brinsmead woman has then kicked over an ID Scanner causing damage.

Police charged the woman with one count of wilful damage and two counts of common assault.

She is scheduled to appear at Cairns Magistrates court on September 29.