14 PINs to be issued after university protest

Police will issue 14 Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) for breaches of the Public Health Order following an unauthorised protest at Camperdown today.

Officers attached to Inner West Police Area Command attended the grounds of a university on City Road, Camperdown, about 11.30am (Wednesday 14 October 2020), after receiving information regarding planned protest activity.

About 1pm, a large group of people began protesting inside the grounds of the university, before moving out onto the surrounding streets.

Members of the group attempted to disrupt traffic on multiple occasions and were removed from the road by officers.

General duties police were assisted by specialist officers from the Public Order and Riot Squad, Central Metropolitan Region ODIN, Mounted Unit and the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command.

The crowd dispersed, with 14 people to be issued $1000 Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) in relation to breaches of the Public Health Order.

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