Spitting on the cops at 4am

johnboy 20 April 2013 1

ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Downer man following a disturbance in Civic earlier this morning (Saturday, April 20).

Around 3.40am police were called to East Row, Canberra City following reports of a violent altercation involving a group of five persons.

When police arrived and intervened the alleged offender spat and struck a police officer.

The man was then arrested and transported to the ACT Watch House. He will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court on Thursday, May 2 charged with common assault and fighting in a public place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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One Response to Spitting on the cops at 4am
bundah bundah 11:30 pm 20 Apr 13

Nothing quite like a drunken spat in the early hours in civic.

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