Update – arrest following reported assault on police officer in Poole

23 May 2019
A man has been arrested in connection with the alleged assault of a police officer in Poole.

The incident occurred in the area of Lagland Street at around 11.45pm on Friday 17 May 2019.

Officers had attended following reports of suspected drug-related activity. An officer went to detain a suspect and he allegedly began swinging his arms, assaulted the officer and made off from the scene.

The officer sustained an injury to her wrist.

Following a CCTV appeal, a 23-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker and has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.
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