December 20, 2021

A 48-year-old Brooklands woman is facing a string of charges over an alleged incident at a Nanango retail outlet on Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to the premises just after 4:00pm after reports she was refusing to wear a mask, as directed by the Chief Health Officer.

The woman allegedly bit one of the police officers who attended.

She has been charged with serious assault of police, three counts of obstructing police, a public nuisance offence, failing to obey a public health directive and breaching a duty a care by inappropriate control.

This last charge is an animal welfare charge related to a dog which was accompanying her.

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