Serious assault police at Coomera, QLD

Detectives have charged two men and a woman following the alleged serious assault of a Road Policing Command officer at Coomera overnight.

Around 8.15pm the male senior constable was travelling on Beattie Street when he intercepted two vehicles for the purpose of random breath tests.

It will be alleged the drivers, a man and woman, both returned positive roadside breath test results and were moved to the rear seat of the police vehicle.

Then it will be alleged a man who was a passenger from one of the vehicles approached and obstructed the officer.

The senior constable called for assistance and as other officers arrived it will be alleged the driver attempted to escape from the police vehicle.

When the senior constable approached the vehicle it will be alleged the man punched him in the face.

The 28-year-old Coomera man was arrested and later charged with one count of serious assault police.

He is expected to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on February 8.

A 19-year-old Labrador man has been charged with one count of obstruct police and is expected to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on February 4.

A 48-year-old woman has been given a Notice to Appear for obstruct police and drink driving after returning a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .111%. She is expected to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Feburary 22.

The 59-year-old officer was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of a suspected broken nose.

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