Two women have been charged after allegedly assaulting police officers in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs at the weekend.
About 11.20pm on Saturday (14 November 2020), plain clothes officers from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command, were patrolling the Coogee area.
While speaking to a man on Arden Street, the officers were approached by two women, who were argumentative, hindering police.
Both women were told a number of times to move away and were warned about their language before one of the women, allegedly pushed a male constable in the chest. The 22-year-old was arrested.
The second woman, also aged 22, was being arrested when she twisted the arm of a female constable, before running off. She was pursued and arrested after a short struggle.
The officer suffered a swollen wrist and scratches to her face and body. She was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital as a precaution.
Both women were taken to Maroubra Police Station.
The first woman, from Beaumont Hills, was charged with assault officer in execution of duty and resist officer in execution of duty.
She was granted conditional bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on Wednesday 2 December 2020.
The second woman, from Rouse Hill, was charged with use offensive language in/near public place/school, assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm, and resist officer in execution of duty.
She appeared at Paramatta Local Court yesterday (Sunday 15 November 2020), where she was granted conditional bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on Wednesday 2 December 2020.