A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer at a house in Batlow over the weekend.
The male senior constable was called to the house around 2:30 pm on Saturday 6 March.
However, as he was leaving the house, the 21-year-old man allegedly hit the officer in the head with an unknown object and punched him several times before biting him on the forearm.
A member of the public stopped to provide assistance to the officer who was later taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital with a broken wrist and lacerations.
Following inquiries, the 21-year-old man was arrested in Batlow on Monday 8 March and taken to Tumbarumba Police Station.
He was charged with assaulting a police officer in the execution of their duty, causing actual bodily harm and was granted conditional bail to appear in Tumbarumba Local Court on Thursday 6 May.