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Man detained after altercation at McDonald’s Murray Bridge
Plus police pick up a drink driver on a footpath in the Adelaide Hills.
Police have detained a man after an altercation at a Murray Bridge fast food restaurant.
At least 15 officers swarmed McDonald’s, on Adelaide Road, around midday on Friday after reports that a man there had become violent.
An SA Police spokesperson said the man had been having a mental health episode and was taken to hospital under the Mental Health Act.
Police had already been looking for the man.
The spokesperson said no-one was injured during the incident.
Reported for driving on a footpath
Meanwhile, a Murray Bridge man has been reported for drink driving on a footpath at Crafers West.
Police allegedly spotted the 25-year-old’s car as it drove from Mount Barker Road onto a pedestrian and bike path around 12.30am on April 15.
They pulled it over and breath-tested the driver, who allegedly blew 0.164 – more than three times the legal blood alcohol limit.
They suspended his licence for 12 months, impounded his car for 28 days, and reported him for drink driving, driving on a path and failing to follow a road sign.
He will face court over the incident.
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