Assault Public Officer Charges – Northbridge

Perth Detectives have charged a man in relation to an incident in Northbridge last night, Friday 27 November 2020, during which four police officers were assaulted.
About 10:40pm a man was observed on William Street in breach of a ‘Move on Order’ which had been issued to him earlier in the evening. The man was advised he was being arrested, at which time it will be alleged he became violent. It will be further alleged during the process of him being arrested he punched four police officers.
A male Constable was punched several times and his nose was broken. He was taken to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment to his injury. A male Sergeant, a male Senior Constable and a male Constable were all punched several times, however did not need to seek medical treatment at hospital.
The man was arrested and Perth Detectives took carriage of the investigation.
A 20-year-old man from Kalamunda has been charged with:
– Assault Public Officer (in Prescribed Circumstances)
– 4 x Assault Public Officer
– Fail to Obey Order Given by an Officer.
The man was refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, Saturday 28 November 2020.
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