University student throws glass at security officer and is charged with assault
KA was a 21 year old university student who, at the completion of her studies, celebrated by drinking a large amount of alcohol in town with her friends. Having been ejected from a licensed premises, she became involved in a violent altercation with a security officer. Immediately after the argument she picked up a glass bottle and threw it at the security officer, causing a laceration under his eye. KA was charged by police with assault occasioning actual bodily harm. She pleaded guilty to the charge.
Outcome: Sentenced to community service work
After hearing submissions and taking into account the contents of a pre-sentence report, the Local Court magistrate ordered that she perform 50 hours community service work.