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Teenager Breaks Police Officer's Nose


A teenage boy has been charged after allegedly breaking an officer’s nose during the search for a wanted man in Gunnedah yesterday.


About 11am on Tuesday police attended a home on Edward Street at Gunnedah to make inquiries about a wanted person.


Upon entering the home, it is alleged a 16-year-old boy pushed an officer in the back.


Officers deployed OC spray to subdue the boy who was arrested.


When assisted to his feet, it's alleged the boy head-butted the officer in the face.


The officer attended Gunnedah Hospital for treatment for a broken nose.


The boy was taken to Gunnedah Police Station where he was charged with multiple offences.


He was bail refused and appeared at a Children’s Court later that day.



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