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Street Fight Erupts In Earlville - Officer Grabbed

A Police Officer has been grabbed, during a street fight in Earlville.  

Police were called to Gommery Close near the intersection of Lissner Crescent at about 6.40PM on Wednesday.

Four people were fighting in the street and Police attempted to break it up.  

It’s alleged a 45-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, both from Earlville, turned on Police and grabbed an Officer around the waist.

The pair were restrained by and charged with one count each of public nuisance, obstruct police and assault Police.

Both will face the Cairns Magistrates Court on June 7.

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