Covid-19 Australia: Sydney men drinking in Oakhurst garage allegedly attack police


Five men attack police after they are found drinking in a garage at a party in locked down Sydney Covid hotspot

  • Five men allegedly attacked police after caught drinking in western Sydney
  • Men had been drinking in a garage on Unicombe Street at Oakhurst on Saturday
  • Police were forced to use pepper spray after group allegedly became violent 

Five men allegedly attacked police when they were caught breaching lockdown and at an illegal house party in western Sydney.

The men were drinking with friends in the garage of a home on Unicombe Crescent in Oakhurst at 4.10pm on Saturday.

Police were called to the house by reports of a party in breach of lockdown and asked the group to provide identification, but the men allegedly refused.

A 44-year-old allegedly pushed an officer in the chest before the other four men became violent and officers used pepper spray to subdue them.

Five men allegedly attacked police after they were caught breaching Covid-19 restrictions and drinking in a garage (pictured, officers patrolling Victoria Park at Glebe)

Five men allegedly attacked police after they were caught breaching Covid-19 restrictions and drinking in a garage (pictured, officers patrolling Victoria Park at Glebe)

All five men were arrested and taken to Mount Druitt Police Station.

The 44-year-old was charged with two counts of intimidating a police officer in execution of duty, assaulting a police officer, resisting a police officer, and breaching lockdown.  

He was granted conditional bail and will face Mount Druitt Local Court on August 11. 

Three other men aged 30, 32, and 38 were charged with resisting and hindering a police officer, and breaching lockdown.

The 32-year-old was also charged with assaulting a police officer.

All three men were granted conditional bail and will front court on August 18. 

Another 33-year-old was charged with resisting and hindering a police officer and breaching lockdown.

He was refused bail and will face Parramatta Local Court on Sunday.  

The men had been drinking at a home on Unicombe Crescent at Oakhurst, western Sydney, at 4.10pm on Saturday

The men had been drinking at a home on Unicombe Crescent at Oakhurst, western Sydney, at 4.10pm on Saturday

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