Police officer charged over alleged Dapto assault

A police officer attached to the Southern Region has been charged with assault in relation to an incident that allegedly occurred in Dapto last year.

The Senior Constable was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

The charges relate to an incident that allegedly took place in Dapto on September 24, 2015, while the officer was off-duty.

The officer is due to appear at Port Kembla Local Court on March 9.