A Police officer was bitten on the arm by a man in a struggle at Wellington Point last night.

Police were called to a disturbance at a home on Main Street where they became involved in a struggle with a man.

The 51-year-old man allegedly bit the male officer on the arm during the violent struggle, drawing blood.

The man was then restrained and arrested.

He has been charged with serious assault of police (biting) and six counts of serious obstruct police.

He is expected to appear at the Cleveland Magistrates Court today.

The officer, 38, was treated for a laceration to his forearm as the Redlands Hospital.

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