ACT Policing arrested a 90-year-old Turner man who allegedly assaulted a security guard outside a bar on Northbourne Avenue in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, February 9).
Around 1.10am today, the man became involved in an altercation with bar security staff and allegedly punched the guard.
City Beats police on foot patrol in the immediate area attended quickly. The elderly man remained agitated and belligerent with the security staff, and was led away by police under protective custody.
The man then swung several punches and kicked out at police. He was then conveyed to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with three counts of common assault.
The man was later released on Watch House bail and will appear in court on February 26.