TV star Andrew O’Keefe is arrested and charged with breaching his bail conditions after returning home from a rehab facility
Former Deal or No Deal host Andrew O’Keefe was arrested after allegedly breaking free from his rehabilitation centre.
NSW Police said officers arrested O’Keefe at his luxury seaside home in Vaucluse, eastern Sydney, at about 10.40am on Thursday.
He was taken to Waverley Police Station ahead of facing court Thursday afternoon.
O’Keefe was granted bail to attend the Connect Global rehabilitation centre in May where he reportedly was working as the resident cleaner.
Former Seven Network personality Andrew O’Keefe (above) was arrested and accused of breaching his bail conditions
He was arrested in January and sent to Silverwater jail while awaiting trial with two counts of intentionally choking a person, three of common assault, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Police allege O’Keefe grabbed a 38-year-old woman by her throat and pushed her to the ground before punching and kicking her in Sydney’s CBD.
O’Keefe claims he acted in self-defence.
The woman cannot be named for legal reasons.
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