16-year-old boy allegedly assaults police offi cers

Police have charged a teenager after he allegedly assaulted two police officers at North Gosford on December 5, 2015.

At around 1:25am, police from Brisbane Water Local Area Command were patrolling Gertrude St, North Gosford when they noticed a teenager acting suspiciously.

The teenage boy left a stationary motor vehicle and walked away from the officers. Upon conducting a search, police eventually found the teenager hiding at the front of a block of units on Hills St.

The officers spoke to the teenager and commenced a search during which he allegedly became aggressive and knocked the female constable to the ground.

The teenager allegedly then resisted being handcuffed by the male constable during which time he knocked the female constable to the ground again.

She was able to hold onto the teenager who continued to pull away. The teenager allegedly dragged her along the ground for several metres until he was able to break free.

The officers pursued the teenager into Gertrude St where OC spray was deployed and the teenager was handcuffed and arrested with the assistance of other police.

Police will allege that during a search, they located an illicit drug, believed to be ice, along with a small quantity of cash.

The 16-year-old boy was taken to Gosford Police Station and later charged with assault police, hinder police, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, possess prohibited drug and deal with proceeds of crime. He was granted conditional bail to appear at a children’s court on January 15, 2016.

Media release,
Dec 5, 2015
NSW Police media

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