Saturday, January 28, 2023

SAPOL - Man charged with assaulting police - SA Police

A man was charged with assaulting two police officers during an arrest at Port Augusta last night.

About 8pm on Tuesday 24 January police were patrolling the Port Augusta CBD when they stopped to speak with a man in Mackay Street who was allegedly breaching his bail conditions.

It will be alleged the man became aggressive and assaulted the male and female officers, resulting in facial and head injuries.

The officers were taken to the Port Augusta Hospital by ambulance but have since been released.

The 28-year-old man from the APY Lands was arrested and charged with breach of bail, two counts of assault prescribed emergency services worker and resist police.

He was refused police bail and will appear in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court today.

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