Man charged after two police officers were allegedly assaulted at Wollongong

7 month ago

Today, Monday, January 28, 2019, officers attached to the Wollongong Police Transportation Command arrested a 25-year-old man telling him to move to a shopping area on Crown Street in Wollongong before leaving the scene. .

Later, two senior police constables from Wollongong police patrolled the area and noticed the same man in the neighborhood who acted aggressively against the security guards.

The police alleged that the man became aggressive towards the police, before one of them was hit by a head and the other hit repeatedly in the face.

OC spray was deployed by the police before the arrest of the Wollongong man.

Police officers aged 27 and 33 were slightly injured in the face, arms and legs and were treated at the Wollongong Police Station by paramedics from NSW Ambulance.

The 25-year-old man was taken to the Wollongong Police Station, where he was accused of destroying or damaging property, maintaining his drunken behavior, and so on. after having set in motion, assaulted a policeman in the performance of his duties (x2) and resistant or annoying a police officer. in performance of the assignment (x2).

He was denied bail on his appearance in Wollongong local court tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29, 2019.