Brutal moment man repeatedly knees a policewoman in the head and kicks and punches another – after they told him to move on
- Video has emerged of the moment a man attacked two police officers
- The footage was captured today at Bankstown in Sydney’s west
- Police had attempted to move the man on from Jacob Street Terrace, Bankstown
- He became aggressive and fled the scene, before being arrested at Yagoona
- The 43-year-old man then allegedly attacked a third officer at Bankstown PS
Shocking video has emerged of the moment a man attacked two police officers in the street in Sydney’s west.
The footage appeared on the Humans of Bankstown Facebook page and shows a man kneeing and punching the two female officers.
The incident occurred on Jacob Street Terrace, Bankstown just before midday on Monday, when two senior constables on patrol in the area saw a man standing in the middle of the road.
Aman in a red hoodie can be seen violently kneeing a female police office in the head while a fellow female officer goes to her aid
Police were attempting to move on the man, who had been standing in the middle of Jacob Street Terrace, Bankstown just before midday on Monday
The officers approached the man to move on from the middle of the street when he suddenly attacked them.
Police attempted to use pepper spray to subdue the man.
Filmed from a parked car, the man in a red hoodie can be seen violently kneeing a female police office in the head while a fellow female officer goes to her aid.
The second officer then gets on her police radio to call for help.
The man is then seen running away in the distance as the policewoman who was attacked hunches over feeling her face.
This afternoon police arrested a 43-year-old man at Yagoona and took him to Bankstown Police Station.
He then allegedly assaulted a third officer, a 32-year-old male senior constable.
All three officers attended Bankstown Hospital for treatment.
‘Charges are expected to be laid and inquiries into the incident are continuing,’ NSW Police said in a statement.