Roma police officer allegedly assaulted while on duty.
Roma police officer allegedly assaulted while on duty.

Roma police officer seriously assaulted in alleged attack

A ROMA police officer has been seriously assaulted by a 22-year-old Kingston man, while on duty.

At about midnight on Wednesday, October 7, officers attended a home in Roma due to two males loudly abusing each other on the street.

In the midst of the scuffle, the arresting officer was abused and assaulted.

The 22-year-old man was arrested and taken back to the police watch-house.

He was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and serious assault and will appear in the Roma Magistrate’s Court on October 28.


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