Officer charged – Southern Region 4 May

A police officer has been charged after an alleged assault at Surry Hills last year.

Officers from Professional Standards Command have been investigating an alleged assault during the arrest of a teenager at Ward Park on Monday 1 June 2020.

Following inquiries, a male constable who is now attached to a command in Southern Region, was issued with a court attendance notice today (Tuesday 4 May 2021) for the offences of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

The officer is due to appear before Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday 24 June 2021.

His employment status is under review.

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