Police charge man after spitting on woman – Kellyville Ridge

A man has been charged after allegedly spitting on a woman at a Kellyville Ridge fast food restaurant yesterday.

About 11.40am (Thursday 9 April 2020), a man attended the business on Windsor Road and ordered food.

When the man sat in the outdoor section of the restaurant, staff told him that he was not able to dine in the restaurant due to current COVID-19-related ministerial directions.

The 42-year-old man refused to leave and a woman, also in the store, began filming him on her mobile.

The man approached the 34-year-old woman and allegedly spat on her face before leaving.

Officers attached to Quakers Hill Police Area Command attended and arrested the man.

He has been charged with common assault and has been issued a Field Court Attendance Notice.

The man, from Chester Hill, is due to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Monday 6 July 2020.

Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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