Man charged after paramedics and police assaulted in Miranda

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting NSW Ambulance paramedics and police officers in Sydney’s south yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 1.30pm (Tuesday 31 October 2017), paramedics attended a home on Karimbla Road, Miranda, after receiving reports of a woman requiring assistance.

It is alleged that as the paramedics treated the woman, a man spoke to them before becoming aggressive, preventing them from further treatment. The man allegedly approached one of the paramedics before threatening to assault him.

Officers from Miranda Local Area Command attended and arrested a 57-year-old man.

The man allegedly grabbed hold of one of the officers and refused to let go. After a physical confrontation the man was restrained and handcuffed.

He was taken to Miranda Police Station and charged with obstruct/hinder ambulance officer providing service to other, common assault, two counts of assault officer in execution of duty, and resist officer in execution of duty

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday 23 November 2017.

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