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Police officer charged with assault after incident in the Hunter


An officer has been charged with assault following an investigation into an alleged incident last year.

A 54-year-old male senior constable attached to a police district in the Northern Region was issued with a Court Attendance Notice for common assault before midday yesterday.

It will be alleged in court that the officer assaulted another man in the Hunter Valley area while on duty on Sunday 13 September 2020.

He is due to appear before Kurri Kurri Local Court on Tuesday 23 November 2021.

The officer is currently suspended from duty with pay.

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