Man in court facing charges over alleged assault of two police officers

1:36 pm on 19 July 2021

A man is appearing in court after two police officers were assaulted in West Auckland.

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Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

The officers were conducting a traffic stop on Lincoln Rd, Henderson at about 1am yesterday morning.

One person from a car allegedly assaulted two officers, who suffered minor injuries.

Both people in the car were arrested.

A 19-year-old man is appearing in the Waitakere District Court today on charges of aggravated assault, wilful damage and unlawful interference with a motor vehicle.