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Officers assaulted during brawl, four people charged - Albury

Sunday, 14 March 2021 03:09:54 AM

Four people have been charged after a brawl that saw four police officers assaulted in the state’s south last night.

About 6.45pm (Saturday 13 March 2021), officers attached to Murray River Police District responded to reports of a group fighting on Townsend Street, Albury.

Upon arrival, police were told a woman had allegedly hit a man in the head with a glass bottle. The man, known to the woman, allegedly punched her in the face.

After the man was arrested, he was attacked by another man, who was also arrested.

The woman, while being arrested, allegedly lashed out at officers with her arms and also threw her shoes, which struck a sergeant.

Another woman became involved and allegedly pushed and kicked two officers. She was also arrested.

The four people, known to each other, were taken to Albury Police Station.

A 30-year-old woman was charged with common assault, have custody of an offensive implement in a public place, affray, assault officer in execution of duty and resist officer in execution of duty.

A 28-year-old woman was charged with affray, resist officer in execution of duty, assault officer in execution of duty and resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty.

A 29-year-old man was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray.

All three were granted conditional bail and will appear at Albury Local Court on Monday 29 March 2021.

A 33-year-old man was charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty and affray. He was given a Court Attendance Notice to appear at Albury Local Court on the same day.