Groom, 26, 'shoulder charged and PUNCHED a police officer in the chest' during wedding reception

Groom, 26, ‘shoulder charged and PUNCHED a police officer in the chest’ during his wild wedding reception at a Sydney surf club

  • Blake Osgood was charged after allegedly punching a police officer in Cronulla
  • Police were called after reports of a brawl at a wedding reception on Mitchell Rd 
  • Groom was given a move on direction but allegedly resisted and hit an officer
  • Police were forced to use pepper spray to subdue Mr Osgood before his arrest
  • He appeared in court via video link still wearing his wedding clothes on Sunday 

A groom has been charged after allegedly assaulting a policeman during a brawl at his wild wedding reception.

Blake Osgood allegedly punched a police officer in the chest at his wedding party in the Elouera Surf Life Saving Club at Cronulla, in Sydney’s south, on Saturday night.

Police were called to the venue after 10.30pm following reports of a brawl outside the venue.

When officers arrived they issued the 26-year-old and another 55-year-old with move on directions, before Mr Osgood allegedly punched a police officer in the chest.

Blake Osgood (pictured centre) was charged after allegedly punching a police officer in Cronulla

Blake Osgood (pictured centre) was charged after allegedly punching a police officer in Cronulla

Police were called after reports of a brawl at Mr Osgood's wedding reception at Elouera Surf Life Saving Club (pictured)

Police were called after reports of a brawl at Mr Osgood’s wedding reception at Elouera Surf Life Saving Club (pictured)

The groom continued to resist police, allegedly pushing a male constable to the ground and charging at a leading senior constable.

The leading senior constable injured his wrist and knees and was taken to Sutherland District Hospital for treatment. 

Police used pepper spray to subdue Mr Osgood before he was arrested and taken to Sutherland Police Station. 

He was charged with two counts of resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, failing to comply with direction and two counts of assaulting a police officer in execution of duty.

Mr Osgood was refused bail to appear before Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday, spending his wedding night behind bars in a holding cell at Surry Hills Police Station.

He appeared via video link still wearing his wedding clothes, where he was granted bail to appear at Sutherland Local Court on December 8.

‘You‘re 26, you’re married,’ magistrate Ian McRae said, as reported by The Daily Telegraph.

Police investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Osgood (pictured left) was given a move on direction but resisted and allegedly hit a senior constable

Osgood (pictured left) was given a move on direction but resisted and allegedly hit a senior constable

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