Man caught with meth assaults female officer

A POLICEWOMAN has allegedly been assaulted by a man caught with meth on the streets of Broadbeach.

It’s alleged that officers located the man in possession of methylamphetamine on Casino Drive around 3am this morning.

Police said the man allegedly struck a female officer in the face before running away.


The constable sustained minor swelling to her face and did not require medical attention.

The 24-year-iold Burleigh Waters man was located a short time later and arrested.

He’s been charged with possess dangerous drug, possess utensil and assault police and is expected to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.