Two police officers are charged after a naked, mentally ill woman was allegedly beaten, stomped on and pepper-sprayed on her genitals
- Two western Sydney police officers charged with assaulting a naked woman
- Police officers Nathan Black and Timothy Trautsch retired
- Both men will face Penrith Court next month.
Two police officers have been charged with allegedly assaulting a naked, mentally ill woman in western Sydney.
The incident occurred after police were called to Smith Street in Emu Plains for a welfare check.
However, Lead Constable Nathan Black, 26, and Constable Timothy Trautsch, 27, are alleged to have assaulted a 49-year-old woman found naked on the street.
The cops are accused of beating and stomping on the unidentified woman before pepper spraying her exposed genitalia.
Senior Constable Black is also accused of having shared the body camera view of the nude woman after the alleged assault.
Two police officers have been charged after allegedly assaulting a naked mentally ill woman while conducting a welfare check in western Sydney in January (Lead Constable Nathan Black pictured)
Lead Constable Nathan Black, 26, and Constable Timothy Trautsch, 27, are charged with assaulting a 49-year-old woman who was lying naked in the street (Pictured: Constable Timothy Trautsch)
Following an investigation into the incident, NSW Police charged the officers on Friday.
Senior Constable Black was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm in the company of others, possessing or using a prohibited weapon without permission, intentionally posting proprietary information, intentionally recording intimate images without consent, and intentionally distributing intimate images without consent.
While Officer Trautsch was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm in the company of others.
Both men were working as part of the Nepean Police Area Command.
Acting Assistant Commissioner David Waddell said the officers have been removed and suspended without pay.
Both will face Penrith Local Court on May 1.
Acting Assistant Commissioner David Waddell said the officers have been removed and suspended without pay. Both will face Penrith Local Court on May 1.