South Australian Teenager Arrested After Assaulting, Escaping Police

A teenager who escaped a South Australian police station after assaulting an officer has been caught.

The 17-year-old boy allegedly assaulted the officer before escaping the Whyalla police station on Sunday.

The officer was taken to the hospital and the teenager was arrested late that night.

He will appear in the Whyalla Youth Court on Monday charged with the aggravated assault of a police officer and escaping police custody.

Source: The Mercury.

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