Man in court after woman punched, kicked in Sydney CBD

A man has been charged following an alleged assault in Sydney’s CBD this morning.

Police have been told a 33-year-old woman was in George Street about 4am (Sunday 23 January 2022), when she was allegedly punched to the ground then punched and kicked by a man.

Bystanders intervened and stopped the alleged assault. Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were called to the scene and arrested a man nearby.

He was taken to Day Street Police Station where he was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm.

The 24-year-old man has been refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court this morning.

The woman was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for bruising and swelling.

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