Shocking video has emerged of the moment a women stubbed out her cigarette on a female reporters face outside Caboolture Magistrates Court in Queensland, Australia.
Steeve Jane Kennedy was being charged for the murder of a young father – thought to be her ex-boyfriend, who is said to have died of a stab wound – shortly before the incident took place.
According to The Mirror, the 23 year old was on her way to watch the hearing. As she pushed a pram along the pavement, journalist Alex Bernhardt, a reporter for 9 News Brisbane asked “Is she ok?”
The woman replies “I don’t know what you’re talking about”, before reaching out to stub her cigarette out on Ms Bernhardt’s face.
The woman was arrested and charged with public nusaince for the cigarette attack. She will appear in court on July 23rd.
Ms Bernhardt was apparently unhurt in the attack, later taking to Twitter to comment “charming”.
Just had a woman stub her lit cigarette into my face at Caboolture Court…Charming.
— Alex Bernhardt (@ABernhardt9) June 7, 2015