Man accused of assaulting City of Swan Mayor appears in court

City of Swan Mayor David Lucas after the alleged assault.
City of Swan Mayor David Lucas after the alleged assault.

A MAN accused of attacking City of Swan mayor David Lucas is due to reappear in Midland Magistrates court next month.

Warren Jeater appeared in court today charged with assaulting a person performing a public function and unlawful damage, over an incident in which Mayor Lucas was allegedly hit in the head with a microphone during a council meeting in June.

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The 67-year-old was represented by a duty lawyer who requested a four-week adjournment to seek legal advice.

Jeater is due to appear on August 7.