A man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a female police officer who stopped him for a random breath test in NSW.
The alleged attack happened just before 3.00pm yesterday, when the officer pulled the driver of a silver Nissan ute over for a random breath test in North Albury.
The 38-year-old man got out of his vehicle but allegedly refused to participate in a breath test.
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“The man then allegedly struck a female highway patrol officer and fled on foot,” NSW Police said.
He was arrested a short time later and taken to Albury Police Station where he was charged with two counts of resist officer in execution of duty, assault police, escape police custody, and low-range PCA.
The man was granted conditional bail to appear in Albury Local Court on Monday 19 April.