Man charged after biting and spitting on officers

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A man is due in court today charged after he allegedly bit one officer and spat on two more overnight.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command had been called to Gabriels Lane, St Marys, about 7.30pm, due to concerns for the welfare of an intoxicated man.

Police arrived and were speaking with a witness when a 46-year-old man allegedly threw his hamburger at an officer. The man then allegedly bit another officer on his right thumb.

He was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station where the man allegedly spat into the faces of two further officers, before kicking another.

The man has now been charged with five counts of assault police and one count of malicious damage.

He has been bail refused to Penrith Local Court later today.

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