Police charge two after police assaulted – Greenacre

Two charged after police assaulted at a service station in Sydney’s south west yesterday.

Just after 8pm (Sunday 20 May 2019), officers from the Public Order and Riot Squad were patrolling Greenacre, when they saw an unregistered trailbike being ridden south on Waterloo Road.

It’s alleged the bike was not displaying rear number plates and pulled in to a nearby service station.

Officers stopped to speak to the rider and whilst attempting to arrest him, he has allegedly resisted their efforts and a violent struggle followed.

During the struggle, an officer drew his taser and the rider, a 17-year-old male, was arrested.

A large number of bystanders surrounded officers and further police attended to assist dispersing the crowd.

Two men, aged 21 and 22, were arrested for breach of the peace before being later released.

A third man, aged 20, was arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station with the 17-year-old male rider.

The rider was charged with traffic offences including use unregistered motor vehicle, learner drive bike etc not display “L” plate, resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, and two counts of assault police officer in execution of duty.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at a children’s court on Thursday 20 June 2019.

The 20-year-old man was charged with resist officer in execution of duty, and use offensive language in/near public place/school.

He is expected to appear at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 12 June 2019.

Two officers suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident. A Senior Constable was taken to Bankstown Hospital for further treatment.

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