Paramedic and police officers assaulted, NSW

Two people have been charged after two police officers and a paramedic were allegedly assaulted in Broken Hill yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 5.15pm (Saturday 27 October 2018), officers from Barrier Police District attended a home on McGowan Street, following reports of a concern for welfare.

It will be alleged a 33-year-old woman spat in the face of a female constable, before biting the officer’s leg, while being arrested.

The woman then allegedly used a syringe to threaten the officer and a male constable.

A 15-year-old girl was also arrested at the home, after pouring a drink over the officers and throwing a bottle at the female constable’s head.

It will be alleged the girl then spat in the face of the female officer and a male paramedic.

The pair were taken to Broken Hill Police Station, where the girl was charged with two counts of assault officer in execution of duty, assault person aiding officer, and resist officer in execution of duty.

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She will appear at a children’s court on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

The woman was charged with five counts of assault officer in execution of duty, assault person aiding officer, resist officer in execution of duty, use offensive weapon to prevent arrest, and breach of bail.

She was refused bail and will appear at Broken Hill Local Court today (Sunday 28 October 2018).

The police officers were treated at the scene for minor injuries.