Teen trio arrest for officer attack

THREE teenagers have been charged after an off-duty policewoman was allegedly stabbed in Newtown early last Sunday morning, while another was injured carrying out his duties.
Police have been told the off-duty police sergeant stopped to assist a distressed teenage girl on Alice Street, Newtown, about 1am, when she was confronted by a group of teenagers and suffered a stab wound to her torso.

She was treated on the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A 15-year-old boy from Randwick was charged with reckless wounding, possess prohibited drug, and enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse; a 15-year-old boy from Punchbowl was charged with enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse; and a 14-year-old girl from Marrickville has been charged with common assault.
Another officer suffered minor injuries during the arrest of a man who allegedly attempted to set fire to a police vehicle parked outside Ashfield Police Station last Thursday night.
About 8.45pm, police arrested a man after he allegedly poured petrol over a fully marked police vehicle and attempted to set it alight, before throwing objects at another fully marked police vehicle.
Police had to use OC spray after the 28-year-old man allegedly became aggressive towards them, with a police officer suffering minor injuries.
The man was charged with damage property by fire (attempt), resist officer in execution of duty and malicious damage.