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Alexandra District Court cleared after outburst by man charged with assault

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Central Otago News

A woman thought she was going to die when a man headbutted her, then grabbed her by the throat and body slammed her after a party.

Andrew Drysdale Beck, 45, pleaded guilty in the Alexandra District Court to three charges, including assault and impeding breathing on a female in Alexandra on July 8 and assault on a police officer in Queenstown on July 8.

The case was stood down until September 26 for a nominal date for sentencing.

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Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

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It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Become a Dementia Friend

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Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

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