MAROOCHYDORE, Australia (WABC) -- There were some dramatic moments at a police news conference in Australia, where a detective suddenly sprang into action.
Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was speaking outside a courthouse when shouting drew his attention to a man being chased behind him.
He stopped speaking in mid-sentence and launched himself toward the man, knocking him to the ground.
The man was being chased for allegedly making inappropriate comments to a teenage girl.
The detective is a former rugby player and clearly was able to put those skills to work.
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