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news.com.au 23 Nov, 2021 02:15 am

Somerton Park cyclist allegedly spits on, bites police officer over fine

Somerton Park cyclist allegedly spits on, bites police officer over fine
An Adelaide cyclist who was stopped for riding without lights left his mark on a police officer after he allegedly spat on and bit the policeman when he realised he would be fined.

A cyclist had a bizarre response to a police officer who stopped him for riding without lights on – and it allegedly left a mark.An Adelaide cyclist who was stopped for riding without lights left his mark on a police officer after he allegedly spat on and bit the policeman when he realised he would be fined.The cyclist, 29, was riding along Harrow Rd in Somerton Park when he was stopped by the officer.When the man was told he would be fined for riding without having lights on, he allegedly retaliated by spitting on the policeman and tried to ride away.

During the man’s arrest, he allegedly bit and punched the policeman and was later charged with aggravated assault.He was then chased by the officer.

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