Man charged after ambulance paramedics assaulted in Bogangar

A man has been charged after allegedly indecently assaulting two paramedic’s officers last week, NSW Police say.

Emergency services were called to a house on Oleander Street, Bogangar, about 4.55pm on Friday (24 March 2017), following reports that a man was suffering medical issues.

Police have been told that while the two NSW Ambulance paramedics were at the house, a man allegedly made sexually explicit remarks towards them, before indecently assaulting one of the paramedics.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command attended and arrested a 49-year-old man.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where it’s alleged that the man hindered police, while in custody.

The man was charged with obstructed or hinder ambulance officers with violence, indecent assault, and hindering police.

He is due to appear before Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 3 April 2017.

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