Geelong famous person Jeremy Cameron was the sufferer of an unprovoked assault in a pub which is now below police investigation.
Geelong famous person Jeremy Cameron was the sufferer of a headbutt assault in a Geelong pub on Saturday night time that’s below police investigation.
Cameron, 30, was watching the cricket in a small group on the Barwon Membership in South Geelong on Saturday night time when he was approached by a patron.
It’s understood the pair had an amicable dialog earlier than Cameron was headbutted out of the blue in an unprovoked assault, with contact made to Cameron’s mouth area.
Geelong knowledgeable the AFL Integrity Unit concerning the incident, a regular process for such off-field issues.
The AFL has since cleared Cameron of any fault and confirmed the Cats knowledgeable the league instantly of the assault.
Victoria Police Main Senior Constable Adam West confirmed an investigation into the alleged assault was underway.
He stated officers had been referred to as to the Moorabool Avenue venue round 11pm, the place they had been instructed a person, 30, was approached and assaulted by a 39-year-old male.
There was no additional incident and the alleged offender was eliminated by safety.
Geelong reviewed the footage of the incident, which was captured by CCTV, and was snug the imaginative and prescient supported Cameron’s model of occasions.
A spokesman for the Barwon Membership, a well-liked venue simply 550m away from GMHBA Stadium, stated the matter was within the palms of police, however declined to remark additional.
The AFL Gamers’ Affiliation has reached out to Cameron and the AFL in a bid to search out out extra details about the incident.
Cameron was shaken however has been capable of practice all week and is on the market to tackle Port Adelaide on Saturday.
It’s understood he suffered no opposed influence from Saturday’s headbutt and educated within the membership’s fundamental session on Wednesday.
It looms as an important sport for the Cats, whose finals hopes stay within the steadiness, with Cameron’s ahead line offsider, Tom Hawkins, is out with a hamstring damage.
Cameron will information whether or not the incident is taken additional and it’s understood he’s eager to maneuver on from the headbutt.
It has been a tough current interval for Cameron, who nonetheless sits sixth on the AFL’s Coleman Medal leaderboard regardless of a difficult previous month.
Cameron was knocked out in a nasty collision in spherical 15 with teammate Gary Rohan, the place he missed two matches.
He then suffered a number of bumps within the head on his return to the sector in opposition to Essendon, requiring consideration for cuts to the face.
Cameron booted 1.5 in Geelong’s disappointing loss to Fremantle on Saturday at GMHBA Stadium, simply hours earlier than the pub incident occurred.
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