CHARGES LAID OVER ASSAULT AT CORINDI BEACH

Police have charged a 25-year-old man over an assault at Corindi Beach north of Coffs Harbour earlier this week.

The man was arrested on Friday morning at the scene of the alleged incident on Trochus Close, and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

It’s alleged the man smashed a glass bottle over the head of a 30-year-old, who, along with his partner, was visiting the home at around 7:15 on Thursday evening.

The injured man, who is believed to be known to the attacker, was taken to hospital with head and facial injuries.

He remains in a stable condition.