Man assaults police officer

A Springs police officer was assaulted during an operation in CBD. (Picture: Stock image)

The Springs police held an operation in the Springs CBD last Saturday.

Capt Johannes Ramphora says the main purpose of the operation was to curb business robberies and armed robberies.

Also read: Blind man assaulted and robbed in his Wright Park home

“The police approached a male in Fourth Street who looked suspicious,” he says.

When the police requested to search him, he refused and allegedly started to assault the police officer.

Also read: Security guard sustains minor injury after assault

The police managed to arrest the man and opened a docket of assault of a police officer.

“The suspect will appear in the Springs Magistrate’s Court soon.”

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