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New South Wales | Police officer injured during protest at Sydney University

City Road, near Sydney University | 7 May 2012

A female police officer has suffered a fractured arm during a violent confrontation with protestors near Sydney University this afternoon.

The officer was part of police contingent monitoring a peaceful protest march along City Road. About 2.15pm, part of the group attempted to force their way inside the Darlington Centre on City Road at Darlington.

Police arrested three protestors, during which the female police officer was injured.

The officer has been taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where scans have confirmed she has sustained a fractured arm.

The three protestors have been released without charge at this stage and police remain in the area.

New South Wales | Man’s arm partially severed in chainsaw attack in Minto

Fenton Crescent, Minto | 2 May 2012

A man is expected to undergoing emergency surgery tonight after being attacked with a chainsaw in Sydney’s south-west.

Police from Macquarie Fields Local Area Command responded to report of a neighbourhood dispute in Fenton Crescent, Minto, about 9.20pm (Tuesday 1 May 2012).  Upon arrival at the scene, they located a 30-year-old man with his right arm partially severed.

It’s believed he had been attacked with a chainsaw during a violent altercation with a neighbour.  The alleged offender, a 26-year-old man, lost a finger in the incident.

Both men have been taken by NSW Ambulance Paramedics to Liverpool Hospital for treatment.  It’s expected the alleged victim will undergo emergency surgery tonight.

A crime scene has been secured and will be examined by forensics officers, while local detectives continue to speak with witnesses. Investigations are ongoing.