Police officers have been threatened with a metal handtool, while another was allegedly spat on, during the arrest of a man in Walgett on Sunday.
Police were called to Cumborah Road shortly before 10am on Sunday following reports a man was talking on the road and in and out of the traffic.
When officers approached the man, they will allege he threatened them with a metal handtool.
Police arrested the 51-year-old a short time later and he was taken to Walgett Police station where police will allege he spat in the face of a leading senior constable.
The man has been charged with use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, fail or refuse to comply with requirement of police officer, five counts of intimidate police officer in execution of duty, possess prohibited drug, destroy or damage property, and three counts of assault police officer in execution of duty.
He was refused bail to appear at Walgett Local Court on Monday.
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