Serious assault of police officer, Strathpine

A man has been charged after allegedly seriously assaulting a police officer in Strathpine during the early hours of Saturday morning, September 5.

Around 2am police were attending a hotel car park on Gympie Road where a stolen Honda Civic was located.

A man entered and started the vehicle, before officers opened the driver’s side door and removed the keys.

A struggle ensued where it will be alleged the man bit a senior constable on the right bicep.

The man refused to let go and was tasered as a result.

The male police officer was taken to St Andrews Hospital for treatment and a blood test.

A 28-year-old Kallangur man has been charged with three counts of serious assault of a police officer, one count each of evade police, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, authority required to possess explosives (fireworks), possession of a knife in a public place, possessing anything used in the commission of a crime along with two counts each of possessing dangerous drugs and stealing.

He is due to appear in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today (September 7).

Anyone with further information is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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