Man charged after police officers were injured at Campsie

A man has been charged after a domestic dispute escalated into an assault matter in Campsie on Monday night.

Police were called to Amy Street shortly before 11pm (Monday 20 October, 2014) following reports of an argument between a man and a woman on the street.

Campsie police attended the location and approached the man and women.

Initial inquiries led police to attempt the arrest of the male, and in doing so, officers will allege he struck one officer, striking him in the knee, and another officer received a bite to his finger.

Officers will allege the female turned on police, resulting in further officers receiving minor injuries.

Both the man and woman were arrested.

The 58-year-old man was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with an injury to his nose. He has been charged with common assault, resist arrest, assault police and two counts of assault police causing actual bodily harm.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Burwood Local Court on Thursday 13 November, 2014.

The 46-year-old woman was taken to Campsie Police Station where she has been charged with hinder police in the execution of their duty.

She was given bail and will appear in Campsie Local Court on Friday 14 November, 2014.

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