ACT Policing has arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted a police officer early this morning (Saturday, December 7).
Around 1.30am officers attended a disturbance at Verity Lane in the city and saw a large group of men behaving aggressively.
The officers identified themselves and instructed the men to move back.
At this point a man quickly advanced on the officers and struck one of them in the side of the head.
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In an attempt to subdue the man the second officer deployed some Oleoresin Capsicum Spray and after a short struggle arrested the offender.
The officer received minor injuries as a result of the assault.
The man received Watch House bail and will face the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]