23 September 2022

Man charged after bobcat mayhem in Young

Start the conversation
Young Local Court

A man will appear in Young Local Court after allegedly attacking another man with a bobcat. Photo: File.

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

About 12:30 pm on Thursday 22 September 2022, emergency services were called to a home on Iandra Street, Young, following reports a man had been injured by a bobcat.

Police were 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.

READ ALSO The luck of the Irish has landed Boorowa a lucrative spot in national kitchens

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 8:30 am today, Friday 23 September 2022.

READ ALSO Michelago man charged over alleged string of thefts

He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm (domestic violence), destroy or damage property, and use an 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.

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Do you like to know what’s happening around your region? Every day the About Regional team packages up our most popular stories and sends them straight to your inbox for free. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.