A man has allegedly punched a man and an off-duty officer while armed with a knife during a vicious road rage incident.
Police were called to Heley Beach Rd, Brooklyn Park in Adelaide‘s inner west about 11am on Sunday following reports a Mazda sedan had stopped in front of a Mitsubishi 4WD, blocking its path.
The 31-year-old accused got out of the vehicle and began walking toward the other car when he was approached by a man and a woman.
The accused was searched by police and was allegedly found with a knife in his possession (stock)
Police allege he assaulted the pair by punching them, before being restrained by several members of the public.
The woman – an off-duty police officer – and the man suffered minor injuries.
The alleged perpetrator has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and carry offensive weapon after a knife was found in his possession.
He was granted bail and will appear in Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on May 20.
Police were called to Heley Beach Rd, Brooklyn Park in Adelaide’s inner west about 11am