A MAN has been charged after a police officer was allegedly injured during an arrest in Bathurst. Police were called to William Street in Bathurst around 8.50am on December 5, 2023 following reports of a public disturbance. Police spoke with a 41-year-old man known to them, and checks revealed he was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants for property-related offences. The man allegedly "violently" resisted arrest and punched a Constable multiple times in the face, and is believed to have spat in the face of both officers. During a search of the man, police located and seized a bag of crystal substance believed to be methylamphetamine. He was taken to Bathurst Police Station and charged with: The constable suffered a dislocated shoulder and was taken to Bathurst Hospital for treatment and remains there in a stable condition. The man was refused bail to appear at Bathurst Local Court on December 5.