On Monday the 29-10-12 a twenty-three-year-old male stole jewellery from a jewellery store at a Preston Shopping Centre. Security Guards confronted the man as he attempted to leave the centre. The male then threatened the guards and fled. Police pursued the male who physically assaulted the police officers requiring them to deploy pepper spray to subdue him. The assailant was charged with a number of offences, including assaulting police and assault with a weapon.

If you have been the victim of a physical assault or other crime while at work contact Victims of Crime Compensation Victoria for financial support on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquiry form at www.victimsofcrime.com.au

One thought on “Police Officer Assault – Preston

  1. anna

    Our cops are not there to be abused. That’s NOT why they signed up. Bring in stiffer penalties.

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