Man arrested following police operation - Gladesville

Tuesday, 02 November 2021 01:21:39 PM

A man has been arrested following a police operation in Gladesville today.

About 11.20am today (Tuesday 2 November 2021) police attended a unit at Punt Road, Gladesville, following reports of a domestic-violence incident.

When officers arrived, a 38-year-old man — armed with two knives — allegedly attacked a 26-year-old male probationary constable.

The injured officer – attached to Ryde Police Area Command – suffered lacerations to the back of his head and a dislocated shoulder.

He has been taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers attached to Ryde Police Area Command attended and, with the assistance of the Tactical Operations Unit, Police Negotiators and other specialist commands, arrested a 38-year-old man without incident a short time later.

He has been taken to Ryde Police Station where he is assisting police with inquiries.

Investigations into the incident continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.