A man declines to be interviewed by a WIN News reporter as he leaves Maroochydore Court House.
A man declines to be interviewed by a WIN News reporter as he leaves Maroochydore Court House. Stuart Cumming

Mic goes flying as man protests to court house interview

IT'S not easy being a television news reporter - it's even tougher to be a microphone.

WIN News Sunshine Coast reporter Sam Cucchiara did not receive a warm welcome when he started questioning a man who was leaving Maroochydore Court House this morning.

After verbally indicating his reluctance to be interviewed, the man made his indications physical by knocking a microphone from Mr Cucchiara's hand to the ground.


LANGUAGE WARNING: The video of TV reporter's mic being knocked out his hand

The man then continued on his way, pausing to make his feelings known through further verbal suggestions and a hand gesture.

 

A microphone falls to the ground after being slapped from the hand of a WIN News reporter.
A microphone falls to the ground after being slapped from the hand of a WIN News reporter. Stuart Cumming


The reporter and his microphone were unharmed.



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