Man arrested for alpine assault

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A MAN has been arrested after an assault at an alpine resort in Thredbo this morning.

About 10am today (Saturday, August 12), police will allege a 51-year-old man, dressed in a costume, repeatedly struck a staff member with a snowboard at the Alpine Way resort in the Kosciusko National Park.

The staff member, a 55-year-old man, suffered facial and dental injuries.

Police attached to the Monaro Local Area Command arrested the 51-year-old man. He was taken to Jindabyne Police Station where he is assisting with police enquiries.


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