A 24-year-old Bruce man will face court today after assaulting three people and threatening them with broken glass in a restaurant last night (Sunday, August 4).
About 9.20pm the man entered the Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant on Alinga Street in Civic, requesting food. The man was told they were closed and asked to leave however refused to do so.
Police will allege that the man damaged property in the restaurant by smashing plates and glassware and assaulted staff members with the broken glassware.
At one point a staff member was held down by the man with a piece of broken glass held to their neck, prior to other staff intervening.
The man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court later today charged with three counts of common assault, possess offensive weapon with intent, trespass and property damage.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]