Two police officers charged – South West Metropolitan Region

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Two police officers have been charged with the assault of a 92-year-old man following an incident in south west Sydney earlier this year.

Officers responded to reports of a domestic incident at a home at Campbell Street, Picton, after 8.45pm on Sunday 21 January 2024.

The 92-year-old man received injuries which were allegedly the result of an interaction with the officers.

He was taken to hospital where he was admitted with a fracture to his right elbow, and significant bruising to his head and arms.

Following an internal investigation, a male senior constable and a male constable, both attached to the South West Metropolitan Region, were served court attendance notices on Wednesday 12 June 2024 for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, with the constable facing a further charge of assault.

One of the officers will appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Tuesday 30 July 2024. The other is due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Tuesday 6 August 2024.

Both officers will be suspended with pay.

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