Two cops allegedly assaulted in concerning peak hour incident at packed train station as one man person is arrested in front of horrified commuters
- Two police officers injured at Central Station
- Man is in custody after alleged altercation
Two police officers have been allegedly assaulted and a man is in custody after a worrying incident during peak hour at one of Australia’s busiest train station.
NSW Police rushed to Central Station, in Sydney’s CBD, just after 4pm on Friday to reports two officers had been injured.
A NSW Police spokeswoman confirmed two officers had been hurt in the altercation but said they were still seeking further information.
One horrified commuter took a photo of the scene, showing a large part of the station cordoned off, and claimed an officer had been stabbed.
Police have since confirmed two male transport command officers were patrolling the station and speaking to a woman when they were approached by a man who allegedly attempted to interfere.
Two police officers were allegedly assaulted at Sydney’s Central Station on Friday
The man was arrested before he allegedly assaulted two male officers.
One officer was treated by paramedics for a shoulder injury while the second suffered facial injuries.
They were taken hospital for treatment.
The man was taken to Surry Hills Police Station. No charges have yet been laid.