• Hannah Phillips

Witnesses Sought to Roxby Downs Assault


Police are seeking witnesses to an incident at the Roxby Downs Tavern last Saturday, where a police officer was assaulted.


Roxby Downs Police along with Detectives from the Port Augusta Criminal Investigation Branch, are investigating an assault on a uniformed police officer that allegedly occurred at the Roxby Downs Tavern in the early hours of Saturday 14 April 2018.

As a result of the assault the police officer required local hospital treatment.

Police are seeking the assistance from anyone who witnessed the incident and have not already provided a statement to police.

Investigators are also requesting anyone who filmed the incident on a mobile telephones to come forward with the footage.

Police wish to thank those members of the public who came to the assistance of the police officer on the night.

A 30-year-old man from Victoria was arrested on the night and charged with aggravated assault cause harm, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

The arrested man has been refused court bail and remanded in custody until 11 July.


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