Hostile Man Bites Police Officer for Attempting to Explain Lockdown Rules

CREDIT: Greater Manchester Police Twitter

A MAN has been arrested for biting a police officer, as she attempted to explain the lockdown rules to him.

Police responded to reports of a male causing a disturbance in Drake Street, Rochdale, at around 6.40pm on Thursday, April 9.

Officers attempted to explain to the man that in line with government guidelines around Covid-19, people should not be going outside unnecessarily or go around to other people’s homes.

They were reportedly punched and a 21-year-old PC was bitten needing hospital treatment.

The 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, domestic violence assault, section 18 assault with intent to resist arrest and regulation 8 of the Health Protection Regulation 2020.

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George Day


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