Police lay charges after police assaulted, intimidated – Bidwill

A man will face court today charged after allegedly assaulting, hindering and intimidating police in Sydney’s west overnight.

Just after midnight (Saturday 19 September 2020), emergency services were called to a home on Popondetta Road, Bidwill, after reports a man required medical assistance.

Officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command arrived to find a group of men in the home, including two men – aged 22 and 35 – in the bathroom.

When attempting to move the older man to enable paramedics to assist the younger man, who was unwell, it’s alleged he kicked and struck a leading senior constable.

It will be further alleged the group tried to intervene and yelled at police during the incident, before a dog entered the house from the backyard and bit a male sergeant on the elbow.

The officer was treated at the scene before attending Mt Druitt Hospital for treatment. He has since been released.

The 35-year-old Hurstville man was arrested and taken to Mt Druitt Police Station where he was charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, resist officer in execution of duty, assault police officer in execution of duty, intimidate police officer in execution of duty, and obstruct/hinder ambulance officer providing service to other.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court later today.

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