Shoalhaven News

Cop to front court on assault charge

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A Southern Region police officer has been charged for allegedly assaulting a man while on duty.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District began investigating the alleged incident at the start of the month and charged the 44-year-old senior constable with common assault yesterday.

He'll front Nowra Local Court on November 9.

Police said the officer's duty status currently is under review.

Image: Travis Winks

Tags: nsw police, Nowra local court