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Police assaulted during NSW COVID check

A man and a woman have been charged after police in NSW were allegedly assaulted while conducting a COVID-19 compliance check.

Officers attended a western Sydney home around midnight on Thursday to carry out the check on a 39-year-old man.

Police say the man verbally abused and threatened the officers.

More police showed up and the man was arrested after resisting five officers, a NSW Police statement said on Thursday.

A 20-year-old woman known to the man also allegedly assaulted a male senior constable and hindered police during the incident.

Both have been charged and refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Thursday.

© AAP 2021