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Police, public allegedly attacked by people refusing to wear masks in Brisbane

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Police and a member of the public have been allegedly attacked by people refusing to wear masks, in separate incidents amid COVID-19 restrictions in Brisbane.

A 24-year-old man has been charged after he refused to wear a mask in a Brisbane CBD fast food restaurant on Sunday morning.

He allegedly abused staff and caused a disturbance after being refused service.

The man allegedly spat in the face of a man who was calling police.

He was arrested on Queen Street Mall and he was charged with common assault, public nuisance and failing to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s directions.

Police officers in Southbank in Brisbane during a three-day lockdown in January. Credit: Jono Searle/Getty Images

He was remanded in custody by the Brisbane…



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