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.


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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.

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