Monday, July 22, 2024

Police assaulted in domestic violence incident

A 51-year-old man has been charged after allegedly assaulting two police officers in Mt Druitt yesterday.

Police say that at about 11pm on Friday, police were called to a house at Reliance Crescent, Wilmot in relation to a domestic disturbance.

Officers from Mount Druitt Police Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.

Police say a 51-year-old man became aggressive toward police and resisted attempts to restrain and arrest him by punching and kicking the officers.

Police used OC spray to control the man and further officers were required to assist with the affecting the arrest.

The man was taken to Mt Druitt Police Station where he was charged with seven offences including two counts of assault police occasioning actual bodily harm and four counts of resisting arrest and common assault (domestic violence related).

Both officers suffered lacerations to the face and neck but did not require hospital treatment.

The man was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Local Court today.

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