Egg thrown at Australian PM

The egg attack took place at the entrance of ABC studios at 9.30 a.m. when Gillard arrived for a radio show, Perth Now reported.

The egg missed her, but hit a female security officer.
"The man was in the cafe adjoining the ABC studio entrance before the egg was thrown," a police spokesman was quoted as saying.

"The egg did not hit the prime minister, but instead struck a dignitary protection officer. The man was quickly arrested by police without incident."

Gillard laughed off the incident, saying: "There was an egg thrown and it did hit a female police officer on the back of her jacket. I have obviously spoken to her and that is the circumstance there..."

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