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Random Guy Spits In Faces Of Children!?!

A man has been arrested, accused of spitting in the faces of children in Cairns.  

The 45-year-old from Woree allegedly walking along Shield Street near the Esplanade at about 4.30PM on Wednesday when he spat in the faces of two little boys aged 8 and 6.  The children were with their parents when the drama unfolded.

Police were called and the man was was taken into custody.

It’s further alleged the man had a quantity of cannabis, pipe and cone in his possession at the time.

He faces two counts of common assault, one count each of possess dangerous drug and possess utensil.

He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on Thursday.