Accused allegedly threw can smashing windscreen near Yass

Canfan 1 February 2016

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A man has been charged following three separate alleged incidents in which objects were thrown from a moving car at another car near Yass this week.

About 4.30pm on Saturday, a 25-year-old woman was driving a Honda Civic in a 100km/h zone on the Olympic Highway at Yass.

As she was passing a 4WD utility travelling in the opposite direction, the driver of the utility allegedly threw a can at the Civic, smashing the windscreen. The driver of the utility did not stop.

The woman pulled to the side of the highway following the incident and alerted police. She was not injured during the incident.

On Saturday evening, officers from Cootamundra Traffic and Highway Patrol stopped a white Mazda utility in Young and arrested the driver, a 22-year-old man.

He was taken to Young Police Station where he was charged with a number of offences including intentionally throw object at vehicle and risk safety (x3).

He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Young Local Court on Tuesday 16 February 2016.

Police will allege that the man threw objects from his vehicle at vehicles in the Yass area on two further occasions on Wednesday 20 January 2016.

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