SAPOL arrests four people for assault on Christies Beach restaurant owner

Four people, including three teenagers, have been arrested and police are looking for a fifth after a restaurant owner was assaulted at Christies Beach Thursday night.

The owner of the Southern Palace Chinese Restaurant, in the southern suburbs of Adelaide, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked by a group of five around 11:45 p.m. Thursday.

During the alleged assault, the man was stabbed in the hand and a blow to the head.

Police arrested four suspects Friday night, including a 17-year-old boy from Old Reynella, two 18-year-old men from Christies Beach and a 20-year-old man from Moana.

All four were charged with aggravated assault with aggravated assault and aggravated robbery and were denied bail to appear in court on Monday.

Police believe they know the identity of the fifth suspect and urge him to report.

Police are arresting a 17-year-old for the shooting episode

Meanwhile, earlier Friday, police arrested a 17-year-old boy from Smithfield for firearms incidents in the northern suburbs last week.

It was the sixth arrest since the incidents on Friday, in which shots were allegedly fired at a house at Elizabeth Vale and between cars driving along Main North Road.

Last Sunday, four men and a woman were arrested.

On Friday, the 17-year-old boy was charged with offenses, including firing a firearm, aggravated assault and three counts of life-threatening assault.

A composite image of a blue and silver car
Police have released photos of the two cars they believe were involved in a shooting incident on Main North Road last Friday.(Delivered to: SAPOL)

He was denied a police bail and is expected to appear in the Youth Court on Monday.

The police believe that all incidents are connected and that all parties know each other.

No injuries have been reported in members of the public.

Investigators have released photos of the two cars they believe were involved in the shooting episode, and have appealed for information from the public while the investigation continues.

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