Police charge man with assaulting police, resisting arrest – Surry Hills

A man will appear before court next month after he allegedly assaulted police and resisted arrest overnight.

About 12.45am (Monday 27 January 2020), police were called to Driver Avenue, Moore Park, following reports a man was acting erratically.

Officers attached to Surry Hills Police Area Command located the man and attempted to assist him.

The 22-year-old man allegedly became aggressive and kicked and punched one of the officers.

The man was tasered and arrested.

He was taken to Surry Hills Police Station where he was charged with:


Assault officer in execution of duty (x2)


Resist officer in execution of duty


Behave in offensive manner in/near public place/school


Behave in an offensive or indecent manner


Remain on, enter trust lands after request to leave.

He was granted bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday 20 February 2020.

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