Man charged after punching police officer in the face, chipping two front teeth

A MAN has been charged with a string of offences after setting his dogs on two police officers and punching one of them in the face.

On Monday afternoon, the officers attended a home on Annangrove Road in Annangrove regarding an inquiry.

Police said a 39-year-old man approached the front gate of the property and allegedly punched a police officer in the face causing two chipped teeth and swelling.


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As the officers attempted to arrest the man, he then set two of his dogs on them.

The dogs retreated, however the man managed to evade police and ran back inside.

He eventually presented himself to police outside his home about 9pm and was taken to Castle Hill Police Station where he was charged with assault police officer in the execution of his duties, resist or hinder police, threaten injury to person with intent to prevent lawful detention, intimidate police officer in execution of duty, set on, urge dog to attack, bite, and escape police custody.

He was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Local Court today.