Irish tourist, 26, is charged with sexual assault after ‘squeezing a female cop’s bottom’ as she moved through Coogee Bay Hotel
- Irish man, 26, has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting two cops
- Police allege the man squeezed a female officer’s bottom inside a Sydney hotel
- When he was being removed from the venue, he allegedly touched another cop
A young Irish tourist has been charged with sexual assault after allegedly squeezing a female constable’s bottom as she walked through a Sydney pub.
The man, 26, was partying at the Coogee Bay Hotel in the city’s eastern suburbs when two officers arrived just after 11pm on Saturday.
As officers were making their rounds through the venue, police allege the man grabbed a female officer’s bottom.
The man was being cautioned and removed from the premises when he allegedly squeezed the bottom of a senior male constable.
An Irish tourist, 26, allegedly sexually assaulted two police officers (stock image)
He was arrested and taken to Maroubra Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of sexually touching another person without consent.
He was also charged with two counts of assaulting an officer in execution of duty.
After spending a night behind bars, he was refused bail and will appear on Sunday at Parramatta Bail Court.
Neither of the officers were physically injured in the alleged assault.
The man, 26, was partying at the Coogee Bay Hotel (pictured) in the Sydney’s eastern suburbs when he allegedly squeezed two officer’s bottoms