Central Station: Man charged after two NSW police officers allegedly assaulted at busy Sydney station
Man charged after two officers seriously injured in rush hour terror incident at busy train station
- Man charged after central station incident
- Police officers suffered dislocated shoulder and broken nose
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A man has been charged after two senior police officers were allegedly assaulted and seriously injured in front of horrified passengers during rush hour at one of Australia’s busiest train stations.
Police Transport Command officers were patrolling Sydney Central Station on Friday afternoon when they began speaking to a female passenger about an unrelated matter.
Then a man approached them, who tried to interfere.
He then allegedly assaulted two male officers while they were arresting him.
Parts of the Central Station were cordoned off after two police officers were allegedly attacked
A horrified traveler took a photo of the scene, showing a large part of the station cordoned off.
An acting sergeant suffered a dislocated shoulder, while a senior officer suffered a broken nose.
They were attended to by paramedics before being transferred to St Vincents Hospital for further treatment.
The 25-year-old man was taken to Day Street Police Station.
He was charged with two counts of assaulting police in the line of duty, causing actual bodily harm, and hindering/resisting police in the line of duty.
He spent the night behind bars and will appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.
The consultations continue.
Two police officers were patrolling the police station when they were allegedly attacked. In the image, the Central Station