Man charged after allegedly knocking out Gold Coast cop

A man has been charged after allegedly punching a Queensland police officer unconscious in Coomera.

Police attended a property along Amy Drive just before 6pm last night, in relation to alleged drug offences.

It all kicked off from there, where it’s alleged the man became aggressive and punched an officer in the face, knocking him unconscious.


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The officer, a Detective Senior Constable, fell to the floor and hit his head on the tiles.

The 34-year-old cop was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition, where he is currently receiving medical treatment.

Meanwhile, the 31-year-old Coomera man was arrested and has been charged with one count of serious assault on a police officer.

He’s been remanded in custody and will front Southport Magistrates Court on Monday, July 25.

Police investigations are continuing.