Serious assault police charge at Redbank Plains, QLD

Police have charged a man following an incident at Redbank Plains early this morning, Queensland Police say.

Around 12.30am police officers conducted a welfare check on a man they located on Redbank Plains Road.

It will be alleged that as police approached, the man became aggressive towards them.

The 20-year-old man was arrested and it is further alleged that as police attempted to restrain him, he spat in the face of one the officers.

The male Senior Constable was provided first aid at the scene and will undergo disease testing.

Once transferred to the police vehicle the man allegedly continued to spit whilst inside.

A 20-year-old Augustine Heights man has been charged with one count each of serious assault police, obstruct police, wilful damage and public nuisance and is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on June 26.

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