A detective interrupted his own news conference to complete a textbook tackle on a suspect.
Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards quickly ended a media briefing outside an Australian magistrates court after hearing shouts behind him.
The former rugby player launched himself at the 39-year-old man who had been accused of making inappropriate comments to a teenage girl.
After other coppers arrived, Edwards simply brushed off his heroics and continued with a piece to camera.
The scenes happened outside the Maroochydore Magistrates Court in the state of Queensland.
Edwards heard screaming behind him and saw a man in a red hoodie running away from an irate father.
The dad could be heard shouting run and then saying he is being inappropriate to my daughter.
The unnamed teenager later told local news: He asked me if I was single, saying that I was beautiful and he was going to buy me stuff.
I just told him to go away and I wasnt interested.
Edwards made a beeline for the running suspect and felleRead More – Source