Library closed after violent incident

Wauchope Library closed till Monday


The usually peaceful Wauchope Library saw chaotic scenes yesterday, when a man reportedly caused a disturbance inside.

Upon leaving he allegedly crashed into another vehicle, leaving his bumper behind in the process.

A man was inside the vehicle hit, fortunately not injured.

The library is now closed until Monday. Police have begun looking for the man involved in the incident.

In a statement Port Macquarie-Hastings council acknowledged the inconvenience, saying safety of staff and the community are paramount.

In the meantime the community has been encouraged to access library facilities in Laurieton and Port Macquarie.