TV star Andrew O’Keefe is arrested and charged with violating his bail conditions after returning home from rehab
Former Deal or No Deal presenter Andrew O’Keefe was arrested after allegedly breaking the terms of his bail.
NSW Police said officers arrested O’Keefe at about 10.40am on Thursday at his luxury seaside home in Vaucluse, in eastern Sydney.
He was taken to Waverley Police Station on Thursday afternoon before he was due to appear in court.
O’Keefe was granted bail in May to attend the Connect Global Rehabilitation Center, where he reportedly worked as a cleaner.
The court ordered that he spend six to 12 months in the facility.
Former Seven Network personality Andrew O’Keefe (above) was arrested and charged with violating his bail conditions
He was arrested in January and sent to Silverwater Jail to await trial on two counts of deliberate asphyxiation of a person, three counts of common assault and assault resulting in actual bodily harm.
Police allege O’Keefe grabbed a 38-year-old woman by the throat and pushed her to the ground before punching and kicking her in Sydney’s CBD.
O’Keefe claims he acted in self-defense.
The woman’s name cannot be disclosed for legal reasons.
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