Man charged over facial injuries

A 22-YEAR-old Maffra man has been charged with one count of recklessly causing serious injury and one count of recklessly causing injury following an incident at Maffra Recreation Reserve last month.

A 28-year-old Leongatha man was taken to Central Gippsland Health Service, Sale, with facial injuries including fractures, following an incident at the club.

The Maffra man presented himself to police following a report in the Gippsland Times calling for witnesses. He was interviewed and arrested by police on July 30.

The man has been bailed and will front Sale Magistrates’ Court in September.