Female constable allegedly dragged by teenage offender

A TEENAGE boy is in a world of trouble, after allegedly shoving a female police officer before dragging her along the ground.

Police confronted the 16-year-old in North Gosford around 1.25am on Saturday after spotting him acting suspiciously.

The boy walked away from the officers on Gertrude Street, but was soon found hiding at the front of a block of units in Hills Street.


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They spoke to him and began a search, during which he allegedly became aggressive and knocked the female constable to the ground.

The male constable attempted to handcuff the boy, but he again pulled free again knocking the female constable to the ground.

She was able to hold onto the youth who continued to pull away, allegedly dragging her along the ground for several metres until he was able to brake free.

The officers chased the teenager back into Gertrude Street and with the help of back-up officers managed to handcuff him and complete the search.

They allegedly located an illicit drug, believed to be Ice, along with a small quantity of cash.

The 16-year-old boy was taken to Gosford Police Station and later charged with assault police, hinder police, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, possess prohibited drug and deal with proceeds of crime.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at a Children’s Court on 15 January 2016.

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