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Police take over investigation into Dustin Martin incident

Police have taken over the investigation into an incident between a woman and an allegedly chopsticks-wielding Dustin Martin.

It’s been confirmed it was the AFL that referred the matter to police.

‘Things just got a whole lot more serious,’ Sam McClure told Tom Elliott.

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Martin on Monday apologised for his role in the incident and said he was ‘deeply embarrassed’.

Today’s police statement

Police are now investigating after reports of a woman threatened by a man at Chapel Street restaurant in a St Kilda about 9.40pm on Saturday.

The incident was not initially reported to police however police are now aware of the incident and have identified the victim is a woman from Sydney.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers.