A man will appear in court today after allegedly assaulting a police officer while in custody on the Central Coast yesterday.
Just before 5pm (Monday 18 March 2019), police attended a home on Huene Avenue, Halekulani, about 40km north of Gosford, after reports of an assault and intimidation.
When officers arrived, a man and three children were seen running from the area.
A short time later, a 41-year-old man was arrested following a struggle with police and taken to Wyong Police Station.
While in custody, it’s alleged the man assaulted a female sergeant.
The officer sustained a broken nose, and facial lacerations and was taken to Wyong Hospital for treatment including stitches.
She has since been released.
Additional officers intervened and the man allegedly ran from the custody area.
He was detained and charged with 10 offences including assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm, enter inclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse, common assault, wilful and obscene exposure in/near public place, stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm, assault officer in execution of duty, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, resist officer in execution of duty, escape police custody, and aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence.
The San Remo man was refused bail and is expected to appear at Wyong Local Court today (Tuesday 19 March 2019).
A child at risk notification has been made.