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Police officer charged after Hunter Valley assault


An officer has been charged with assault following an investigation into an alleged incident last year.

About 11am on Wednesday 13 October, a 54-year-old male Senior Constable – who is attached to a police district in the Northern Region – was issued with a Court Attendance Notice for common assault.

It will be alleged in court that he assaulted another man in the Hunter Valley area while on duty on Sunday 13 September 2020.

He is due to appear before Kurri Kurri Local Court on Tuesday 23 November.

The officer is currently suspended from duty with pay.

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