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Leeds attack: Two police officers assaulted while trying to help injured woman- 3 arrested

Leeds attack: Two police officers assaulted while trying to help injured woman- 3 arrested 1

Officers were called to Dorset Road in Harehills where a woman was arrested on suspicion of assault following a family dispute. Three more people were arrested for other offences including assaulting emergency workers and obstructing police. Two officers were hurt in the process.

West Yorkshire Police said in a statement: “At 12.15pm today police are called to Sandhurst Terrace, Harehills, following a report of a woman having been assaulted by another woman.

“Officers attended the scene and arrested a woman on suspicion of assault from an address in Dorset Mount.

“A number of apparent family members were then involved in a disturbance in the street during which two officers were assaulted but not seriously injured.”

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They added: “There people were arrested on suspicion of offences including assaulting emergency workers and obstructing police.

“The woman from the initial assault has attended hospital with injuries that are not considered life threatening.

“A scene is currently in place in Dorset Mount and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

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