Policeman taken to hospital after street attack

A POLICEMAN needed hospital treatment for concussion after he and a fellow officer were attacked in the street.

Tuesday, 16th August 2016, 8:34 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:21 pm

Police say the assault happened when the officers approached an unruly group of men and women in Hamble.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said: ‘We were called to the area at about 10.20pm on Saturday after receiving reports of a group of young men and women who were causing problems in the pubs. When asked to leave the area, officers were met with resistance.

‘Two police officers were assaulted; one of which suffered concussion and was taken to hosptial.

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‘We’re really keen to speak to anyone who witnessed what happened or anyone who may have mobile phone footage of the incident.

‘A 20-year-old man from Southampton has been arrested and bailed in connection with the incident.

‘Please call 101 with info quoting 44160303850.’