An off-duty police officer was assaulted as he attempted to arrest a man following a domestic violence incident at Narara.
At about 9:50pm on Saturday, October 19, a man and a woman were at Narara Railway Station when they began arguing.
A short time later, the man allegedly took hold of the woman and began choking her.
The off-duty police officer witnessed the alleged assault as he was getting off the train and attempted to intervene.
The man allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted the senior constable from Brisbane Water Police District.
The officer was not injured.
Officers from Brisbane Water responded following a call from a witness and managed to restrain the man.
He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with choking, assault, resist police, assault police, breach of bail, breach AVO and other offences.
The 19-year-old man was refused bail and appeared at Gosford Local Court on Monday, October 21.
Media release, Oct 20
NSW Police Media