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.
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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.