NSW Police has also confirmed the incident and shared a post on Facebook and wrote about what happened with a man and how his phone become a protective shield for him during his bad phase. When the unnamed man raised his iPhone to photograph the attacker, he fired an arrow at him that pierced right through the device.
Police in New South Wales released two images which show the arrow lodged in the phone, after arresting the alleged attacker.
iPhone shields Australian man from bow and arrow attack
He noticed another man there, who was known to him, armed with a bow and arrow.
The 43-year-old arrived home at his Nimbin property at 9am on Wednesday morning and got out of his auto.More news: I'm not old enough to vote, but I'm marching against climate change
When the man held up his phone to take a picture of the alleged offender, the man then took aim.
Police posted images to social media yesterday showing the arrow pierced the smartphone, which was left with a cracked screen.More news: Who are these masked footballers? Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raul Jimenez, Jonas Gutierrez
However, due to the high impact made by the arrow that hit the phone, a small gash was caused that didn't require significant medical treatment.
A man, 39, was arrested at the scene and charged, police said. He was granted conditional bail and is set to appear in Lismore Court on April 15.More news: Education Minister speaks to Oldies 107.7 about cell phone ban