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Female officer’s finger fractured in Cobbitty DV call

A female officer suffered a fractured finger when a man became aggressive towards police who responded to a domestic violence call at Cobbitty last night.

The 35 year old man has been charged with two counts of common assault (Domestic Violence), resist officer in the execution of duty and assault police officer in the execution of duty.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday, July 26).

The injured constable was taken to Campbelltown Hospital and treated for a fractured finger.

Officers attached to Camden Police Area Command were called to a home on Egan Circuit, Cobbitty following a domestic related incident around 8pm last night.

While speaking to a 38-year-old woman who had allegedly been assaulted, a man at the home became aggressive towards the officers.

When officers tried to arrest him he resisted and was taken to the ground.

The female constable was injured during the struggle that ensued.

Further police attended to assist, and the man was handcuffed and taken to Narellan Police Station where he was charged.

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In other police news a teenage driver has a date in Liverpool Court on August 25 after he was clocked doing 153km/h in a sign posted 80km/h zone.

Police were travelling west on Camden Valley Way, Leppington on Friday night when they observed the Honda Civic speeding in the other direction.

When the 19-year-old male was stopped he produced an expired P1 provisional drivers’ licence.

The West Hoxton man was issued with a court attendance notice for exceeding the speed limit by more than 45km/h, speed in a dangerous manner and driving with an expired licence.

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