3 Aug 2011

Man accused of assaulting officer remanded in custody

7:34 am on 3 August 2011

A Te Awamutu man accused of assaulting a police officer in the town has appeared in court.

The 22-year-old has been charged in the Hamilton District Court with aggravated wounding after allegedly attacking and pulling the officer's radio cord around his neck last Thursday night.

The officer suffered minor injuries.

The accused has been remanded in custody until Thursday when he will make an application for bail.