A Brisbane man has been charged with seriously assaulting police after allegedly breaking the nose of an officer who was trying to arrest him.
A female police officer has a broken nose after being punched by a man in a busy Brisbane shopping centre.
The officer was at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre on Monday afternoon when she spotted a man, 26, who had been banned from the premises.
When she tried to arrest him, he allegedly punched her in the face.
She was taken to hospital with a broken nose.
The man has been charged with trespassing, obstructing police and seriously assaulting police.
He will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Tuesday.