Police forced to taser “aggressive man” in birthing unit of NSW hospital

AN “aggressive man” has been tasered by police in the birthing unit of a Sydney hospital.

Police were called to a disturbance at the hospital in Campsie, in the city’s south-west, around 9pm on Thursday.

When they arrived, they were allegedly greeted by an “aggressive” man who was refusing to leave the building.


The man had allegedly been “interfering with staff” who were assisting a woman in the birthing unit.

Police said the hostile situation had forced staff to temporarily relocate other patients and their families.

A “physical confrontation” broke out, during which officers were forced to deploy a taser to subdue the man.

The 25-year-old was arrested and taken to Campsie Police Station where he was charged with a long list of serious offences, including:

  • behaving in an offensive manner in/near public place/school;
  • stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (personal);
  • resist officer in the execution of duty; and
  • assault officer in the execution of duty.