Officers hospitalised after violent brawl

SEVEN police were injured during a major neighbourhood brawl in Sydney's west on Wednesday morning.

A first-year officer was punched to the ground in the driveway of a Bankstown home and set upon by six other family members before other officers intervened.

A violent bawl broke out and police called for urgent back-up.

Three officers were hospitalised and four others were treated at the scene.

Four men and a woman were arrested and are expected to be charged.

Topics:  police

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