A 37-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested last night (Friday, 8 November) after a disturbance at The Canberra Hospital.
About 6.15pm, an alleged offender was conveyed to The Canberra Hospital for emergency treatment.
Following treatment, the man lashed out at a police officer causing injury to his face.
During the disturbance police were required to use oleoresin (OC) spray.
The man was transported to the ACT Watch House and charged with common assault, causing harm to a commonwealth official and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. He will face court at a later date.