WATANOBBI MAN ACCUSED OF PUNCHING POLICE OFFICER

A Watanobbi man is behind bars accused of assaulting a police officer at Wyong.

Police say they pulled over a Toyota Hilux on Cutler Drive yesterday afternoon.

26-year-old passenger Gregory Hart attempted to flee.

He then allegedly resisted arrest, punching a detective senior constable in the head several times.

Officers allegedly seized almost one-and-a-half grams of methamphetamine.

He’ll face court again on July 7.

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