Police officer charged with beating woman while on-duty

A SENIOR Constable from the NSW Police Force has been charged after allegedly beating a woman while on-duty during an incident in the state’s Central West.

It’s understood the 33-year-old officer was trying to arrest the 20-year-old woman when it’s alleged he assaulted her and damaged her jewellery on December 30 last year.

The woman sustained facial injuries during the incident.


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Following an internal investigation, the officer was last week served with a Court Attendance Notice for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, common assault and malicious damage.

He is expected to appear before Orange Local Court on Monday, July 30.

In a statement, a NSW Police Force spokesperson said the officer’s employment was “under review”.

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You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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