Police have arrested an individual in Thiriwanaketiya, Ratnapura for disturbing officers on duty at a fuel station.
Police said the suspect was intoxicated, when he arrived at the fuel station to purchase fuel early this morning.
Thereafter, witnesses say he tried to obtain fuel from the pump, without waiting his turn in the queue.
Police Headquarters say the individual attacked officers at the scene, when he was requested to turn back to the end of the line.
The 32 year old resident of Ratnapura was arrested over the attempted assault.
He will be produced before the Ratnapura Magistrates Court today.