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Victor Harbor Man Arrested Following Assault


Victor Harbor Police have arrested a 73-year-old man three weeks after an elderly woman was assaulted in Victor Harbor.

On Sunday August 30 the woman in her 70s was walking her dog along the Esplanade when a man riding a bicycle came towards her.

The man allegedly threatened the woman before knocking her over with the bike, causing her to fall and break her wrist - she was taken to hospital for treatment.

Charged with aggravated assault causing harm, the man was bailed to appear in the Victor Harbor Magistrates Court on November 2.

Police have thanked community members who came forward with information and assisted with the investigation.

Story by Elyse Armanini.

Photo from SAPOL.