Man charged over alleged glassing at Ultimo party

Sunday, 07 November 2021 02:31:03 PM

A man will face court this afternoon, charged following an alleged assault at a party involving more than 100 people in Ultimo overnight.

About 2am today (Sunday 7 November 2021), officers attached to Sydney City Police Area Command were called to a unit on Harris Street, Ultimo, following reports of an assault.

When police arrived on scene, occupants of the party allegedly threw bottles from the balcony of the location to the street towards them. When police entered the unit, they found a 30-year-old man with lacerations to his head.

He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

Following inquiries, two men – aged 20 and 19 – were arrested.

The older man was taken to Day Street Police Station, where he was released without charge.

The 19-year-old man was taken to Surry Hills Police Station, where he was charged with reckless wounding – in company, assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company of other(s), and affray.

He was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today.

Police are continuing proactive operations as the Summer Safe campaign continues across NSW. Summer Safe is a statewide high-visibility strategy which will focus policing resources on crime prevention, alcohol-related crime, anti-social behaviour and road safety.

More information about community safety, including crime prevention tips, is available on the NSW Police Force website: https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/safety_and_prevention.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.