Man charged after allegedly assaulting 3 police officers in Sydney's south-west

Posted September 14, 2021 by Christian Penny

A man was charged yesterday and appeared in Bankstown local court today following the alleged assault of 3 police officers in Sydney’s south-west.

 

Officers from Bankstown Transport Command were set upon by a man standing in the middle of Jacob Street Terrace.

 

The man crossed the road and became physically aggressive, then allegedly punched and kicked both officers who used OC spray to try to subdue the man.

 

He ran off and boarded a train, according to authorities

 

Officers from Bankstown Highway Patrol arrested the 43-year-old man a short time later at a home in Yagoona.

 

He was charged with 3 counts of assaulting a police officer in execution of duty causing actual bodily harm, resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, not complying with COVID-19 directions and travelling or attempting to travel without a valid ticket.

 

The 3 officers were all taken to Bankstown Hospital for treatment and have since been released. 

 

The man appeared in Bankstown Local Court today & was refused bail.

 

The case will be heard later next month.

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