VIDEO: Woman charged with assault after pushing officer at Melbourne Cup

A WOMAN has been charged with assault after pushing a police officer into a rosebush at the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday.

A camerman captured the bizarre act, showing the 25-year-old woman running towards the officer and shoving him into the bushes, before adjusting her dress and being taken away by police.

It’s believed the officer was on the phone preparing to update the media on the behaviuor of punters at Flemington yesterday when the young woman, wearing a tight blue dress, pushed him over.


The woman was charged with assaulting police and is due to face court at a later date.

Watch the bizarre encounter below: