Police officer assaulted, man charged - Sydney City

Sunday, 12 March 2017 05:32:11 AM

A man will face court after he allegedly assaulted a police officer in the Sydney CBD last night.

About 10.50pm (Saturday 11 March 2017), police were called to the intersection of George Street and Bridge Street following reports of an altercation.

Upon arrival, police attempted to intervene when one police officer was struck to his chin.

A 44-year-old man was arrested and taken to Sydney City Police Station.

He was charged with assault police without occasioning actual bodily harm and possess prescribed restricted substance.

The senior constable did not require treatment.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 5 April 2017.