Police assaulted during arrest at Campbelltown

A woman has been charged after two officers were allegedly assaulted in Sydney’s south-west yesterday.

About 5.25pm (Wednesday 16 June 2021), officers attached to Campbelltown Police Transport Command were patrolling Macarthur Railway Station and attempted to speak with a 19-year-old woman who was allegedly travelling without a valid ticket.

It’s alleged the woman attempted to flee before kicking two male senior constables; one in the stomach and the other in his neck and head.

The officers deployed OC spray and arrested and searched the woman, allegedly uncovering a knife from her handbag.

She was taken to Campbelltown Police Station via Campbelltown Hospital and charged with two counts of assault officer in execution of duty, resist officer in execution of duty, not state name or address to authorised officer, travel or attempt travel without a valid ticket and custody of knife in public place.

She was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (17 June 2021), where she was given strict conditional bail to appear at the same court on Monday 5 July 2021.

Both officers were taken to Campbelltown Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, however, they have since been released.

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