CBD busker assault, South Australia

A man has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted a busker in Rundle Mall today.

At 12pm Wednesday 19 February police were called after a man allegedly assaulted a busker using the buskers own ukulele. Quick thinking members of the public came to the assistance of the victim and were able to restrain the suspect until police arrived.

A 29-year-old Clearview man is expected to be charged with theft, property damage, assault cause harm, carry offensive weapon, unlawful possession, and possess controlled drug and equipment.

The victim received non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 000 333 or report on line at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

Police would like to thank the members of the public for their assistance. Anti-social behavior or violence of any kind will not be tolerated.

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