Lake Macquarie Police Under Attack While Making Arrest

One officer suffered a broken hand..


26 January 2018

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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.

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