Police officer assaulted during arrest of ‘wanted’ man in Cliftonville

Officers initially made an arrest in Northdown Road Photo Jessica Foord

A police officer has been assaulted during the arrest of a man understood to have been wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary.

Officers made the arrest in Northdown Road, Cliftonville, shortly after midday today (April 14).

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Shortly after midday officers in Northdown Road, Cliftonville saw a man they believed was wanted in relation to an aggravated burglary.

“A man in his 20s from the Ramsgate area was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and remains in custody while enquiries continue.

“During the arrest, a police officer was assaulted and has since attended a local hospital with injuries to his hand.”

3 Comments

  1. All you seem to hear these days in relation to police behaviour is how wrong they act nobody ever takes into account what they have to put up with in the defence of the public and public safety. Keep up the good work officers, on the whole the public are behind you.

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