Officer injured during arrest, man charged after domestic incident - Coffs Harbour

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:44:37 PM

A police officer was hospitalised after he was injured during the arrest of man at Coffs Harbour at the weekend.

Just before 9pm (Saturday 18 February 2016), police were called to a unit on Camperdown Street, following reports of a domestic violence incident.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command attended and attempted to arrest a 33-year-old man.

During the arrest, a male senior constable sustained a neck injury. He was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital for treatment; however, he was released yesterday (Sunday 19 February 2017).

The 33-year-old man was arrested with assistance from additional officers, who were forced to use OC spray.

He was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with destroy or damage property, intimidation, resist officer in execution of duty, and self administer/attempt self administer prohibited drug.

He was refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court yesterday (Sunday 19 February 2017), where he was granted conditional bail to appear at the same court tomorrow (Tuesday 21 February 2017).