Three officers injured during arrest at Lake Cargelligo

Three police officers have been injured during the arrest of two men in the state’s Central West.

Following inquiries, officers from Central West Police District attended a home in Lorne Street, Lake Cargelligo, about 100km south-west of Condobolin, at 2.15pm yesterday (Wednesday 26 February 2020), in relation to a man wanted on outstanding warrants.

Police will allege the man attempted to avoid arrest, climbing through a back window and running through the backyards of nearby properties.

Officers were involved in a struggle with the 46-year-old man when it’s alleged a group of men intervened.

During the incident, three officers suffered minor injuries including bruising and muscle strains.

The 46-year-old man was arrested and taken to Lake Cargelligo Police Station, where he has been charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, three counts of enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without law, and three outstanding warrants.

He was refused bail to face Parkes Local Court today (Thursday 27 February 2020)

A 37-year-old man was also arrested and taken to Lake Cargelligo Police Station and charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty; he’s been granted bail to face Lake Cargelligo Local Court on Wednesday 8 April 2020.

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