Policeman charged with assault

A policeman accused of assaulting a man while on duty has been charged.

The senior constable from a local area command within the NSW Police’s Southern Region was on duty on August 27 when he allegedly assaulted a 45-year-old.

The officer, 55, has since been charged with common assault and is due to face Wagga Local Court on January 11.

He has been suspended from duty.