Man stops arrow with his mobile phone

15 March, 2019, 09:43 | Author: Leah Owens
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It's a good thing that he did - an arrow that could have easily skewered him was stopped by his phone.

A man avoided hospital after being shot at by an alleged bow-and-arrow wielding assailant, with his smart phone absorbing the blow.

On Wednesday, a 43-year-old man pulled into his driveway in the small village of Nimbin.

When the resident raised his mobile phone to take a photo of the armed man, an arrow was allegedly fired at him - piercing through the middle of his phone.

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The 43-year-old was left with a small cut on his chin following the weird incident, but pictures released by the police show it could have been much. much worse.

Richmond District police were called to the scene and arrested the accused archer.

He was taken to Nimbin Police Station and charged with armed with intent to commit an indictable offense, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and malicious damage.

Police posted images to social media yesterday showing the arrow pierced the smartphone, which was left with a cracked screen.

The alleged attacker is now out on bail and is set to appear in court in April.

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