A man has been arrested after assaulting a police officer with a beloved late-night snack.
At about 3.45am on Sunday, ACT police allege a 20-year-old man threw a hamburger through the open window of a marked patrol car.
The burger allegedly struck an officer in the face, and the man fled on foot.
A man has been arrested after allegedly throwing a hamburger at a police officer. Picture: Supplied
Officers were able to arrest him after a short chase on foot.
He was arrested for assaulting a frontline community service worker and granted bail.
The man will face court later this month.