A TEENAGER has been charged after a NSW police officer was seriously injured in Marsfield on Monday.
About 10pm, a Dog Unit officer was patrolling the area of Balaclava Road and Epping Road when he came across a young male acting suspiciously.
That officer and another two officers attempted to arrest the 16-year-old, when he allegedly kicked one of the officers in the face so hard that he fell to the ground, hitting his head on the road.
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The constable suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
The teen has been charged with a number of offences, including the assault of two security guards at a shopping centre.
He is due to face a children’s court today.
Meanwhile, a 17-year-old boy has also been charged in relation to the security guard assaults.
He was arrested by officer at a house in Wentworthville overnight and chagred with robbery in company.
He was refused bail to also appear at a children’s court today.