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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A video has emerged showing a man attacking a police officer before being pepper-sprayed and tasered in central Auckland

    A video has emerged showing a man attacking a police officer before being pepper-sprayed and tasered in central Auckland


    Two members of the public approached an officer on Lorne St on Saturday, advising they'd been assaulted by a man nearby.

    When the officer approached the alleged offender, the man became aggressive.

    The officer used pepper spray but was unable to control the man who, as can be seen on the video, got up and attacked the officer, punching him several times in the head.

    The officer then tasered the man before arresting him.

    He's been charged with assault, resisting police, and assaulting a police officer.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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