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Cop charged with stealing, criminal damage

26-year-old stood down from duties after Northbridge and Mitchell Freeway incidents.

STAFF REPORTER

A police officer has been stood down after being charged with aggravated assault, stealing with violence and criminal damage in Northbridge and Osborne Park in December.

Police spokeswoman Ros Weatherall said the male constable of the cops’ central metropolitan regional office had allegedly committed the offences while off duty.

Ms Weatherall said the offences allegedly occurred in Northbridge and on the Mitchell Freeway in Osborne Park on the evening of December 18.

The officer has been charged with criminal damage, two counts of unlawful common assault, committing an act likely to cause harm or injury, attempted stealing with violence, three counts of aggravated common assault, and assaulting a public officer.

The officer was charged on January 6 and will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on January 27.

Ms Weatherall said the officer has been stood down from all duties.

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