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.
Weekly NewsletterEvery Thursday afternoon, we package up the most-read and trending RiotACT stories of the past seven days and deliver straight to your inbox..
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.