Video: Australian Detective Stops Own News Conference to Tackle Suspect


An Australian detective has gone viral for what happened during a news conference.

Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was talking to reporters when he heard yelling from behind him.

As he turns and sees a one man being chased his instincts kicked in and tackled the runner.

It turns out the man had been making inappropriate comments to a teenage girl, whose father ended up chasing him..

Police have since charged him with public nuisance and stalking offences.

When asked about his impressive tackle, Edwards told the media:

"You never know what [the job] will bring...Suit was ready for a dry-clean anyway."


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