NRL star Packer charged with assault

Russell Packer. Picture: Peter Lorimer.

Russell Packer. Picture: Peter Lorimer.
Source: News Limited

NEWCASTLE Knights partisan Russell Packer has been charged following an purported occurrence that left a male comatose and with a fractured eye socket.

The former Warrior, 24, attended Newcastle Police Station this afternoon where he was charged with attack occasioning tangible corporeal mistreat and disaster to quit a protected premises.

The occurrence occurred during approximately 1.30am in Martin Place, Sydney, on Saturday night.

“A 22-year-old Summer Hill male was found comatose during a stage and treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics,” NSW military pronounced in a statement.

“He was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for diagnosis of a fractured eye socket.”

Packer was postulated redeeming bail and will seem in a Downing Centre Local Court on Monday 6 Jan 2014.

It is not a initial time Packer has strike a headlines this year over disciplinary matters.

In June, Packer was fined $15,000 for urinating in his shorts during an NRL compare during Suncorp Stadium.

Packer is a fifth NRL star charged by military this week.

South Sydney centre Dylan Walker and Canterbury partisan Tyrone Phillips were charged over their purported impasse in a aroused fight that left 3 group in hospital.

Manly’s Richie Fa’aoso was charged on Monday with antagonistic repairs and splash driving, while Canterbury’s Reni Maitua was charged with attack for an purported occurrence involving a cab driver.

Russell Packer urinates on a field.

Russell Packer urinates on a field.
Source: Supplied


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