Officer injured in Northern Beaches arrest

A police officer has been injured during operations to disperse more than 250 intoxicated people from separate incidents across the Northern Beaches overnight., NSW Police say>

Officers from the Northern Beaches Police Area Command were called to an out-of-control party at Charles Street, Freshwater, about 8.15pm and moved on more than 100 youths; a further 50 people were then moved on from Freshwater Reserve.

About an hour later, police were called to Kooloora Avenue at Freshwater due to complaints about a party which had spilled into the street. Police will allege the group became aggressive when asked to leave the area.

After a bottle was thrown towards police, officers arrested a 28-year-old woman, a Brazilian National.

She was taken to Manly Police Station and charged with behave in offensive manner in/near public place/school, assault officer in execution of duty, and break bottle/glass/syringe in public place.

The woman was granted conditional bail to appear in Manly Local Court on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

A Senior Constable sustained a fractured finger during the arrest and was taken to Manly Hospital for treatment.

A short time later, a further 100 youths were dispersed from a party at Headland Road, Curl Curl.

Officers from the police airwing, Polair, the Dog Unit, and two Raptor teams assisted local police.

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