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Tom Starling, aspiring star of Canberra Raiders, was accused of attacking police during a fight outside a bar on the central coast of New South Wales
The 22-year-old Tom Starling had cuts to his nose and eyes and was on bail when he left Gosford Police Station this morning.
Starling faces a total of seven charges, five of which attack an officer on duty.
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He went to Shady Palms restaurant in Kincumber with his brothers and parents last night to celebrate his 21st birthday.
Police said they were called to help security remove a customer, Starling’s 19-year-old brother, from the room at 10:45 pm. after a fight broke out.
While escorting his brother from the scene, Mr. Starling and two other people tried to intervene.
They are accused of assaulting officers and leaving a senior police officer with a cut to his hand.
The holding force was needed to end the fight.
Starling denies she was beaten and posted photos of her badly cut face in her defense.
A friend of Mr. Starling’s, a man in his 20s, was taken to Gosford Hospital where he took 20 stitches on his arm.
The NRL has learned of the incident and is conducting its own investigation.
Starling was released on bail and will be tried in January 2021.