National News

Qld cop stood down over assault on child

A North Queensland police officer has been stood down for allegedly assaulting and threatening a child.

The 40-year-old constable is under investigation for allegedly unlawfully assaulting a juvenile, and using offensive and threatening language while speaking to a juvenile.

It's also alleged the officer turned off his body-worn camera during the incident.

© AAP 2017

You may also like...

Teenager charged over Tas armed robbery

Teenager charged over Tas armed robbery

Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with the armed robbery of a Launceston service station. The youth allegedly brandished a knife when he...

Armed man arrested at UK blast vigil

Armed man arrested at UK blast vigil

A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack has been cut short after a man believed to be armed...

Armed man arrested at UK blast vigil

Armed man arrested at UK blast vigil

A candle-lit vigil in Birmingham in memory of those killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack has been cut short after a man believed to be armed was...

Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker: report

Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker: report

Alleged Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury allegedly worked as a sex worker in western Sydney for months. The claims, reported by 60 Minutes,...