Police officer’s lip split open in altercation with wanted man

A MAN wanted by police for breaching his bail has allegedly headbutted an officer, splitting open his lip during an altercation at a train station in Sydney’s west.

Officers attached to the North West Transport Action Group spotted the wanted 38-year-old man standing on the platform at Blacktown Railway Station about 9.40am on Thursday.

As the officers went to arrest the man, it’s alleged he headbutted one of them, splitting open their lip.


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The man was also allegedly found to be in possession of a knife.

He was taken to Blacktown Police Station where he was charged with breach of bail, assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm, custody of a knife and offensive language.

The 38-year-old was remanded in custody and due to appear in Blacktown Local Court this afternoon.

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.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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