Two police officers allegedly assaulted in a rush hour incident at a crowded train station as a man is arrested in front of horrified passengers
- Two policemen injured in Central Station
- The man is in custody after an alleged altercation
Two police officers were allegedly assaulted and a man is in custody after a worrying incident during rush hour at one of Australia’s busiest train stations.
New South Wales Police went to Central Station in Sydney’s central business district shortly after 4pm on Friday to report that two officers had been injured.
A NSW police spokeswoman confirmed that two officers were injured in the altercation, but said they were still looking for more information.
A horrified traveler took a photo of the scene, showing much of the station cordoned off, and claimed that an officer had been stabbed.
Police have since confirmed that two male transportation command officers were patrolling the station and talking to a woman when they were approached by a man who allegedly tried to interfere.
Two police officers were allegedly assaulted at Sydney Central Station on Friday.
The man was arrested before he allegedly assaulted two male officers.
One officer was treated by paramedics for a shoulder injury, while the second suffered facial injuries.
They were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The man was taken to the Surry Hills Police Station. No charges have yet been filed.
The consultations continue.