Boy questioned over assault of police officers

Man in court for assault

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HAMPSHIRE Constabulary is investigating an assault on one of its police officers.

The incident happened in Hercules Street, Buckland, at around 12.30pm, yesterday.

The female police officer went to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, to be treated for minor injuries.

A 16-year-old boy from Portsmouth was arrested.

Late last night Cosham Police tweeted: ‘Injured officer update - North officer involved in covert duties. Other officers also assaulted (minor) offender in custody with others.’