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21st Jan, 2022

Officer allegedly bitten as three arrested for assaulting police in Warwickshire

THREE people were arrested on suspicion of assaulting police officers in Warwickshire over the weekend.

An officer reported being kicked in the back of the leg after he had arrested a suspect following a report of a disturbance in Sutton Drive, Whitnash in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 8). A 25-year-old man from Leamington was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly, assaulting an emergency worker, assault, criminal damage and possession of class A drugs. He was later bailed while enquiries continue.

An officer reported receiving injuries to his face after being punched by a suspect as he detained him following a report of a disturbance in Newdegate Street, Nuneaton in the early hours of Sunday morning (January 9). A 25-year-old man from Nuneaton was arrested on suspicion of assaulting two men and an emergency worker. He was later bailed while enquiries continue.

An officer reported being bitten by a suspect as he attempted to detain her following a report of a disturbance at a house in St Helen’s Road, Leamington on Sunday night (January 9). A 37-year-old woman from Leamington was arrested on suspicion of assault and assaulting an emergency worker. She remains in custody.

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