27 Mar 2015

Man arrested after punching police officer

12:10 pm on 27 March 2015

A Dunedin man who punched a police officer numerous times last night has been arrested.

Police were called to Starters Bar in the central city after reports of a fight, and when they arrived an officer was punched by the man.

The officer was recovering at home with minor injuries.

The man was charged with assaulting a police officer, and will appear in the Dunedin District Court today.