The man was asked, by the manager, to leave the licensed premises on Bronte Road due to his behaviour at about 7.30pm on Tuesday. 
He allegedly refused to follow orders and became verbally aggressive towards the female manager, “snapping a pool cue in half and brandishing it around the premises”.
Police allege the man head-butted one of the police officers, causing a cut and bruising to his eye.
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“The off-duty officers attempted to restrain the man when he allegedly resisted and assaulted them, including kneeing a female constable in the hip area,” a NSW Police statement said.
Additional officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command attended to assist and the man was taken to Waverley Police Station where he was charged with six offences including:
Excluded person fail to leave premises when required,
Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (personal violence),
Destroy or damage property,
Assault police officer in execution of duty cause actual bodily harm,
Assault officer in execution of duty, and
Resist officer in execution of duty.
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Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command Crime Manager Detective Inspector Gretchin Atkins is reminding the community “violence will not be tolerated”.
“Everyone should feel comfortable and safe to go out and enjoy the cafes, restaurants, licensed venues and other services that have reopened following the most recent COVID-19 lockdown,” she said.
“Police will be ready to assist venues and entertainment precincts. Violence will not be tolerated and if anyone causes a disruption or fails to comply with venue rules and regulations they will be dealt with appropriately.
“Some COVID-19 restrictions still remain in place across the state, so we urge those going out to continue to observe social distancing rules and comply with all the relevant venue capacity requirements.
“This incident shows officers will not hesitate to act upon unlawful behaviour and put those persons before the courts.”
The man was refused bail and appeared at Waverley Local Court on Wednesday. 

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