Man charged after allegedly hitting man with bobcat - Young

Friday, 23 September 2022 01:23:54 PM

A man has been charged with domestic violence and property-related offences after allegedly driving a bobcat towards another man in Young yesterday.

About 12.30pm (Thursday 22 September 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Iandra Street, Young, following reports a man has been injured by a bobcat.

Police have been told the men – aged 59 and 38 – who are known to each other, became involved in a verbal argument, before the older man entered a bobcat nearby and allegedly drove towards the younger man, hitting him in the arm.

It will be further alleged the older man then drove the bobcat through a closed roller door and into a number of walls and equipment, before driving through the front gates of the property.

The younger man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Young Hospital in a stable condition.

Following inquiries, the 59-year-old man was arrested at Young Police Station just before 8.30am today (Friday 23 September 2022).

He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm (domestic violence), destroy or damage property, and use etc offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear in Young Local Court on Wednesday 12 October 2022.