Sixth Person Charged Over Melbourne Police Attack

He'll appear in court

26 February 2019

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A sixth person has been charged over a brutal attack on two Melbourne policemen who were left severely battered and bruised.

Police were called to Fitzroy Street about 3am on Sunday after a woman was assaulted. The officers were attacked as they trying to arrest a man. One officer had his head repeatedly smashed into the road.

A 26-year-old Frankston man was arrested in Frankston on Tuesday night and has been charged with assaulting a police officer, violent disorder, affray and other assault-related charges. He was bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on June 3.

A 26-year-old St Kilda man, a 27-year-old Langwarrin man, a 26-year-old Prahran man and a 38-year-old Frankston man appeared at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. A 25-year-old Langwarrin woman appeared in court on Monday.

They were charged with two counts of assault police, affray, violent disorder, intentionally cause injury and other assault related offences.

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