A naked man faces serious charges after he allegedly punched a female Police Officer in the face in the New South Wales Riverina region on Friday.
Officers were called to Hill Street, Junee at 7:00pm AEDT. Residents said a naked man was running around and behaving irrationally.
Police found an 18-year-old man in a paddock at the rear of a property.
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He allegedly rushed at them when they tried to speak to them, punching a female senior constable in the face before being subdued.
The hit broke the Officer’s hard palate in her mouth. She was taken to Wagga Rural Referral Hospital and was later transported by road to Canberra Hospital for surgery.
The 18-year-old man was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station where he was charged with cause grievous bodily harm to police officer on duty, assault officer in execution of duty, and resist arrest.
He was refused bail and will appear at Wagga Wagga Bail Court on Saturday.