Man charged after assaulting police officers

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A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting three police officers at a licenced premises in St Marys this morning.

Police were called to the premises about 1am, after reports a man allegedly refused to leave when directed by security.

The man was directed outside by officers from Nepean Police Area Command, before allegedly becoming aggressive and punching three male constables.

OC spray was deployed to subdue the man, before he was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station.

One of the constables sustained minor facial injuries, however did not require hospitalisation.

The 45-year-old man was charged with ‘assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm’, ‘excluded person fail to leave premises when required’, ‘assault officer in execution of duty (x2)’, and ‘resist officer in execution of duty’.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today.

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