A man has been charged and is due to appear in court next month after allegedly assaulting two police officers who were removing him from a bus at Campbelltown.
About 2.30am yesterday, a bus driver stopped his vehicle outside Campbelltown police station after a male passenger became offensive.
Police from Campbelltown Local Area Command spoke with the 25-year-old man who appeared to be affected by alcohol.
Two officers attempted to escort the man from the bus but as they approached the doors, the man allegedly pushed a female probationary constable in the back and she stumbled out.
As the other male officer held on to the man, they both fell off the bus.
The man allegedly struck the male officer several times to the face while his partner called for urgent assistance.
The female constable was able to use her OC spray and assisted the male constable in overpowering the offender.
Several other police quickly responded from the station and the man was arrested without further incident.
The injured officer was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and conveyed to Campbelltown Hospital for treatment to head injuries and a minor laceration to his ear.
The man was charged with assaulting police causing actual bodily harm, assaulting police and resisting officers in the execution of duty.
He was granted bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on October 14.