Police officer bashed with iron pole during house call

TWO NSW Police officers have been taken to hospital, after allegedly being set-upon while visiting a house in Sydney’s west.

The two male officers and a female student officer went to the property, on Helios Crescent in Doonside, on Friday night to investigate a report of a stolen vehicle.

They were speaking with a 16-year-old boy, when two other men approached them.


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A brawl broke out, with one officer suffering a dislocated shoulder and lacerations to his head after being struck with an iron pole.

The second officer has a suspected fractured thumb and lacerations to his legs.

The female student police officer was not injured during the altercation, which required back up.

The additional officers helped arrest three males, aged 55, 23 and 16.

Detectives from Blacktown Police Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au.

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