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Man charged with offensive conduct and assault police - Martin Place

Saturday, 10 June 2017 10:14:55 PM

A man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted police following his arrest for offensive behaviour in Martin Place yesterday.

About 3.10pm (Friday 10 June 2017), officers from Sydney City Local Area Command responded to reports of a man yelling and acting suspiciously in Martin Place.

Officers arrested a 27-year-old man. During a search of the man, officers allegedly located a number of items including a bag of drugs believed to be cannabis.

The items were seized and will undergo forensic examinations.

Officers are investigating reports that the man was acting suspiciously on a bus near central earlier in the afternoon.

The man was taken to hospital for assessment and while at the hospital, he allegedly assaulted two police officers.

He was later released from hospital and taken to Day Street Police Station where he was charged with offensive conduct (x2), assault police (x2), possess prohibited drug and intimidation.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Bail Court tomorrow (Sunday 11 June 2017).