Salim Mehajer: Former Auburn deputy mayor charged over alleged assault of taxi driver

Police have charged former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer over an alleged assault of a taxi driver, and stealing an EFTPOS machine in central Sydney.

It is alleged Mehajer, 30, stole an EFTPOS machine and mobile phone, before assaulting the driver in Pyrmont.

Emergency services were called to the area following reports of an assault about 4:30am on Sunday.

The driver of the taxi, a 38-year-old man, received a nose injury.

About 5:10am, officers arrested Mehajer on the corner of William Street and Bourke Street in Darlinghurst.

He was taken to Day Street Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and larceny.

Mehajer was given conditional bail to appear before Downing Centre Local Court on April 26.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-02/salim-mehajer-arrives-at-burwood-court/8409002

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