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Man who threw coffee at cafe worker in Parramatta charged


NSW Police have charged a man after a cafe worker was allegedly assaulted in western Sydney this week.

“Just after 11 a.m. Thursday (June 9, 2022) police were called to a cafe in the car park of a supermarket in Oak Street, Rosehill, after reports of an assault,” the service said. from police.

“Officers from Cumberland Police Zone Command were present and learned that a 27-year-old employee allegedly had coffee thrown at him by a customer. The client fled before the police arrived. The incident was captured on CCTV, which was posted on social media by cafe staff.

“Following investigations and a public appeal, a 31-year-old man attended the Granville police station at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday June 10, 2022 and spoke to investigators. He has since received a notice of appearance for common assault and is due to appear in Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday, July 26, 2022,” he added.

“It was all over my hand, my face.”

A member of staff at the Soul Bowl cafe in Rosehill, Sydney, was left shaken after a customer threw hot coffee at him in an alleged assault on Thursday, following a disagreement, 9NEWS reported.

CCTV footage shows the customer ordering two takeaway coffees for the first time. As the barista, Suman Dhital, begins to prepare the coffees, a young woman places an order. The man insists that he would also like to pay for his order, which the woman politely declines.

Suman says that when he refused to accept payment, respecting the woman’s wishes, the man allegedly became aggressive and abusive and threw two hot coffees at her.

“It was all over my hand, my face, all over my jacket – all over (the store) full of coffee,” Suman told 9NEWS.

“We will not tolerate it. We want to find out who he is, and we basically want to go all the way. said cafe owner Lily Semaan, who posted the CCTV footage on the cafe’s social media.