Police have come under attack while making an arrest at Booragul.
Officers were called to Ranclaud Street at about 3:30pm on Friday, following reports a man was acting aggressively towards members of the public during a domestic dispute.
It’s claimed the 27 year old lashed out at officers as they arrested him.
Two were threatened and assaulted while a third officer was spat on.
One male officer was taken to John Hunter Hospital suffering a fractured hand. Another male officer suffered minor injuries to his hand and torso.
The accused was charged with 11 offences and will face Newcastle Local Court today.