Police Charge Sixth Person Over Violent Street Attack On Officers
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.