Further charges laid after officers assaulted at Central Railway Station

Further charges have been laid against a man who allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted two police officers at Central Railway Station at the weekend.

About 6.10pm on Saturday (6 June 2020), officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were at Central Railway Station to move on a group of people following the conclusion of a rally, when they allegedly became aggressive towards police.

Police will allege in court that the man threw a water bottle at a male senior constable before throwing another item at a male constable, hitting him in the chest.

As officers from the Public Order and Riot Squad (PORS) attempted to remove him, he allegedly resisted and was placed under arrest.

The 21-year-old man was taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with offensive behaviour and resist police. He remains before the courts.

Following further inquiries, officers issued a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) to the 21-year-old man for two counts of assault officer in execution of duty.

The Mt Druitt man is due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday 27 August 2020.

Inquiries are continuing into the incident.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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