Four officers assaulted when dealing with disturbance in Oldham

Date published: 09 October 2019

Shortly after 10.20pm on Friday (4th October), police were called to reports of a disturbance on Yorkshire Street.

Four responding officers were assaulted as they dealt with the incident.

They were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Two men aged 24 and 32 were arrested on suspicion of police assault and a 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of obstruction of a police officer.

The men were released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses and urging anyone who has footage of the incident to get in touch.

Anyone with any information about what happened should contact police on 0161 856 8263 quoting incident number 3322 of 04/10/2019.

Information can be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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