Three men charged after incident

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POLICE have apprehended three men after a violent incident in East Melbourne early Friday morning, 7 September, in which a Rosebud man was left with serious injuries.

A 27-year-old and 24-year-old, from Fitzroy North, and a 27-year-old from East Melbourne, have been charged with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury and other assault-related offences. They have been bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 4 December.

The charges relate to the alleged assault of the Rosebud man, 61, and his friend, 45, of Mt Evelyn, on Wellington Parade after the Hawthorn-Richmond game at the MCG.

Police media officer Leonie Johnson said both of victims were taken to hospital for treatment. The Rosebud man suffered serious facial injuries while his friend received a possible broken arm.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 11 September 2018

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