A male police officer has suffered a needle stick injury to his leg during a struggle with a 23-year-old female.
At about 11.30pm on Sunday, 10 August, police responded to a call for assistance regarding a disturbance in Geraldton.
On arrival police arrested a female, during which a struggle ensued. During the struggle, the male police officer suffered the needle injury from a needle located on the female person.
The officer was conveyed to Geraldton Regional Hospital where he underwent testing. He will consequently face a further three months of testing and undergoing treatment as a result of the injury.
The female was conveyed to Geraldton Police Station where she was charged with:
1 x Breach of Bail 1 x Street Drinking 1 x Disorderly Conduct