A Mayfield man who allegedly pepper sprayed police officers trying to arrest him on Thursday was remanded in custody without plea.
Magistrate Simon Brown heard a bail application on behalf of Rory Shipton-Gaitor, 19, but held his decision over until Friday at 11.30am.
Police opposed bail.
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Police alleged that a struggle when police were arresting Mr Shipton-Gaitor resulted in two female police officers being required to attend the Launceston General Hospital.
Police allege the Mr Shipton-Gaitor called police shortly before 11pm on Wednesday night claiming he had committed a burglary in the days before.
Police responded and spoke to him briefly before he ran from the scene.
Police conducted a search at a Mayfield address and recovered about $5000 in suspected stolen property.
About 1.20am police re-attended the address and located Mr Shipton-Gaitor in the lounge room lying behind a couch.
He allegedly resisted violently when two female officers attempted to arrest him.
When an officer deployed pepper spray police is alleged Mr Shipton-Gaitor responded by forcibly taking the spray from the constable and spraying her in the face.
Police said he then allegedly turned on the second police officer, threatening her with the spray before grabbing her in a headlock and pulling her hair.
A second canister of pepper spray was used on Mr Shipton-Gaitor which allowed police to handcuff and restrain him.
Police said one police officer was left with a wrist injury and pepper spray to the face, while the second received bruising to the neck.
Mr Shipton-Gaitor is facing two counts of aggravated assault, burglary and stealing and resisting police.