Richmond Mayor John Wharton to fight assault charges

By Marty Silk
Updated November 28 2021 - 8:50pm, first published 8:49pm
Police have charged Richmond mayor John Wharton with assaulting two security guards.

Richmond Mayor John Wharton has been charged with an alcohol-fuelled assault on two female security guards in the town's horse racing weekend and says he will contest the matter in court.

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