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Police officer assaulted - Blacktown

Sunday, 05 March 2017 11:22:36 AM

A police officer is being treated in hospital after an incident in Blacktown today.

About 4am (Sunday 5 March 2017), police attended a home on Anthony Street to speak to a man in relation to a domestic violence incident.

A struggle ensued when police attempted to arrest the man, during which a police officer was allegedly struck to his jaw and throat.

Police, with the use of O/C Spray, arrested a 29-year-old man.

The senior constable was taken to Windsor Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The 29-year-old man was also taken to Windsor Hospital and upon his release, charges are expected to be laid.