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Police alleged that rising NRL star Tom Starling was punched in the face for “trying to snatch his guns” by a policeman.
The 22-year-old Canberra Raiders player was arrested along with three others after a brutal brawl broke out at the Shady Palms restaurant in Kincumber, NSW’s Central Coast, on Saturday night.
Starling was celebrating the 21st birthday of Newcastle Knight Connor Watson’s brother with a group of family and NRL friends, and a close fight broke out involving his 19-year-old brother and jumpers.
The footballer said he walked to interfere with Raiders officials and denied being aggressive or punched.
However, police alleged that they tried to take an officer’s pistol during close combat, according to Daily Telegraph reports.
According to a police source, the officers who were already in the building and rushed to stop the fight then reacted by punching Starling.
The controversy began after Starling’s brother alleged that he heard a humiliating comment against her mother on her way to the toilet.
It was alleged that Starling had been told about the incident by other guests, and she jumped a banister to the lower floor of the restaurant to help her brother.
The 22-year-old will claim that he was built on and that he was not deliberately trying to cause any problems.
A statement from NSW Police said that the officers’ arrived at 22:45 after being asked for assistance by security for a boss who did not leave the premises.
“While the 19-year-old man was arrested and removed from the scene, the police will claim that three other men, 20, 22 and 24, became aggressive and repeatedly attacked the police for intervention,” he said. I said.
All four men were arrested with the help of the Public Order and Riot Team and taken to the Gosford Police Station.
A senior male police officer cut off his hand and was evaluated by paramedics at the scene, but no other officer was injured in the fight.
Starling has been accused five times of attacking a police officer while performing a duty, resisting or preventing a police officer from performing the task.
He spent the night in custody before going to Gosford Hospital for medical treatment.
All men were given conditional bail to appear at the Gosford District Court in January.
It appears that Starling spoke at length with club officials on Sunday to give her version of the event.
The Canberra Raiders made a statement confirming that the club and the NRL were aware of the incident on Sunday morning.
“The Canberra Raiders were informed of an incident involving Tom Starling overnight,” the statement said.
The club notified the NRL integrity unit. The club will not comment any further. ‘
An NRL spokesperson said the Canberra Raiders “reported an incident involving Tom Starling allegedly to the Integrity Unit.”
The Integrity Division is in contact with both NSW Police and the club.
Starling would return to Canberra for pre-season training on Monday.