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Woman taken away by ambulance after being tackled by police following walking COVID protest

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated August 22 2021 - 7:29am, first published August 21 2021 - 5:30am

A woman has been taken away in an ambulance after being tackled by police in tense scenes following a walking COVID-19 protest in Newcastle on Saturday.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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