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Man accused of Frankston attack charged over second serious assault

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The man who sparked widespread community outrage after an alleged unprovoked assault in Frankston has been charged over a second serious incident – and remains out on bail.

Ryan Wells, the 32-year-old from Frankston has been charged with recklessly cause serious injury over an incident in Somerville on the 20th of July – just six days before the Frankston alleged attack.

It’s believed the victim of the Somerville alleged assault was hospitalised for 10 days with bleeding on the brain, a broken nose and swollen jaw.

Footage of the alleged incident in Frankston sparked widespread community outrage, Melbourne identities Jeff Kennett and Patrick Dangerfield weighing in after Wells was granted bail.

Photo: Nine News Melbourne

Editor note: This article originally stated that Wells was granted bail in court. Wells did not face court over the new charge, but 3AW has confirmed Wells was released under his current bail conditions after being charged this morning.

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