A POLICE officer has been arrested and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm following a domestic violence-related incident at a house in Sydney’s west.
The 39-year-old senior constable was arrested at a home in Mt Druitt on Friday afternoon. Police said they were called to the Hassall Grove home in response to a domestic disturbance around 4pm.
After speaking with a teenage girl at the house, officers escorted the 39-year-old man back to Mt Druitt Police Station where he was formally interviewed.
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In a statement released this afternoon, police said the senior constable had been charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (Domestic Violence-related).
The officer, identified only as being senior constable attached to a local area command in the South West Metropolitan Region, is due to front Mt Druitt Local Court on Monday.
If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au – In an emergency, call 000.