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Two police officers injured in alleged Darling Street assault

A man will face court on Thursday charged after allegedly assaulting two police officers who responded to a domestic-related dispute in the state's Central West. About 9.15am on Wednesday officers from Orana Mid Western Police District attended a home on Darling Street, Dubbo, following concerns for welfare of a male occupant. As police attempted to speak with the 48-year-old man, he allegedly threatened to assault his 72-year-old mother. READ ALSO: Family devastated, want answers after Wellington man's death The officers intervened, and a struggle ensued, requiring four officers to subdue and arrest the man. NSW Ambulance paramedics sedated the man before taking him to Dubbo Base Hospital under police guard. The 48-year-old man was later released from hospital and taken to Dubbo Police Station. READ ALSO: Will 'new' anti-farm trespass laws help ? He was charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm, resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, and intimidate police officer in execution of duty, assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm. The man was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on Thursday. During the incident, a female constable sustained two fractures in her left hand and a male constable sustained soft tissue damage and swelling to his right hand. They were both taken to hospital for treatment and are currently medically unfit for duty. READ ALSO: Why a shortage of units could change the status of modern, growing Dubbo Get full access to the Daily Liberal website for as little as $3 a week by subscribing here and get headlines in your inbox by signing up to the newsletters below.

A man will face court on Thursday charged after allegedly assaulting two police officers who responded to a domestic-related dispute in the state's Central West.

About 9.15am on Wednesday officers from Orana Mid Western Police District attended a home on Darling Street, Dubbo, following concerns for welfare of a male occupant.

As police attempted to speak with the 48-year-old man, he allegedly threatened to assault his 72-year-old mother.

The officers intervened, and a struggle ensued, requiring four officers to subdue and arrest the man.

NSW Ambulance paramedics sedated the man before taking him to Dubbo Base Hospital under police guard.

Two police officers injured in alleged Darling Street assaulthttps://nnimgt-a.akamaihd.net/transform/v1/crop/frm/DF7ujCzWU7WEqewDjBEC4W/9ccca962-db87-4415-800b-4d91f833eb1d.jpeg/r0_373_4032_2651_w1200_h678_fmax.jpgThe incident took place on Wednesday.news, local-news2019-07-11T13:20:00+10:00https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6057683873001https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6057683873001

The 48-year-old man was later released from hospital and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

He was charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm, resist or hinder police officerRead More – Source

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