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Over 100 assaults on Northumbria officers in a month

Between 1 April to May 2021 the force recorded 114 assaults, Freedom of Information figures show.

Assistant Chief Constable Scott Young

Assistant Chief Constable Scott Young

Date - 3rd June 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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17 assaults resulted in injury and 3 required hospital treatment. Officers have been punched, kicked, bitten, coughed and spat at and had objects thrown at them. While such assaults have an impact physically, they can also take a toll on an...
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