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Fyshwick disturbance ends in arrest

Police have ended a peak hour disturbance in Fyshwick, arresting a man after a brief struggle with a group of officers.

According to a witness, the incident began with a man causing a scene at a service station on Ipswich Street.

A man was arrested by police on Pirie Street this morning.
A man was arrested by police on Pirie Street this morning. Photo: Hamish Boland-Rudder

A short time later, about 8.10am, five police officers pinned a man to the ground after a struggle on Pirie Street, before putting him in the back of a police wagon.

One police officer appeared to sustain some cuts in the struggle.

ACT police officers after a scuffle and arrest.
ACT police officers after a scuffle and arrest. Photo: Karleen Minney

Fairfax Media is seeking further information from ACT Policing.