An Australian man was in a position to protect himself together with his cellphone after he got here underneath assault from a bow and arrow-wielding man, police mentioned Wednesday.
The 43-year-old from Nimbin was getting out of his automobile Wednesday when a person he knew was standing outdoors his residence holding a bow and arrow, New South Wales Police mentioned. The man picked up his cellphone to take an image of the scene when the armed man “was prepared to fireplace,” police mentioned.
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Police say the suspect fired the arrow on the resident which punctured the person’s cell cellphone. The cellphone hit him within the chin which gave him a small laceration “that didn’t require medical remedy,” police mentioned.
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A 39-year-old man was arrested and charged with “armed with intent to commit an indictable offense, assault occasioning precise bodily hurt and malicious injury,” police mentioned.
He’s set to look in court docket on Monday.