Police charge man after police officer assaulted in Brisbane Water

An off-duty police officer has been assaulted as he attempted to arrest a man last night on the Central Coast.

About 9.50pm (Saturday 19 October 2019), a man and a woman were at Narara Railway Station when they began arguing.

A short time later, the man allegedly took hold of the woman and began choking her.

An off-duty police officer witnessed the alleged assault as he was getting off the train and attempted to intervene.

The man allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted the senior constable from Brisbane Water Police District.

The officer was not injured.

Officers from Brisbane Water responded following a call from a witness and managed to restrain the man.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with choking, assault, resist police, assault police, breach of bail, breach AVO and other offences.

The 19-year-old man appeared at Wyong Local Court today (Sunday 20 October 2019) and was refused bail to appear at Gosford Local Court tomorrow Monday (21 October 2019).

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