Actor facing police assault charge

Actor Josh Quong Tart has been charged with behaving offensively and assaulting police.

He was allegedly found behaving in an offensive manner near a public place before he was arrested on the night of January 27 following a performance in Betty Blokk-Buster Reimagined during the Sydney Festival.

News.com.au reports Tart (Underbelly, Home & Away, All Saints), 44, was near the corner of William and Yurong streets in Darlinghurst,near where he had been performing in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent in Hyde Park.

Police allege he behaved in an offensive manner, and assaulted a male police constable.

Police also laid a third charge of resisting arrest.

Tart was remanded on bail and will appear at the Downing Centre Court next week when he is expected to enter a plea.

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