WA Police Officer Assaulted In Scarborough, Suffers Serious Injuries

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A man has been arrested by police after he allegedly punched an officer in the face, knocking him to the ground in Scarborough on Sunday night.

Police allege the 24-year-old Doubleview man sped through the streets of Scarborough and Karrinyup, travelling at speeds in excess of 100km/h, before losing control of the car at the intersection of Deanmore Road and Jeanes Road.

When an officer approached the car he was allegedly punched by the man and knocked to the ground.

The officer required stitches to his chin and suffered injury to his jaw as well as damaged teeth after the alleged blow to his face.

The 24-year-old man was charged with drink-driving, failure to stop, reckless driving, assaulting a police officer and driving without a license.

He was due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on November 9.

Source: Brisbane Times.

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