Two police officers have been seriously injured after being attacked by a male who was armed with a machete in Wishaw (Scotland).
One of the police officers, who is 24, suffered a serious head injury following the attack. Another officer, aged 23, suffered a severe injury to his hand.
Emergency Services News understands that the officer with the hand injury underwent emergency surgery.
The vicious attack happened at around 23:00 hours in Greenfield Drive on Sunday (14th) evening.
Both officers were rushed to University Hospital Wishaw, where they are said to be in a stable condition.
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Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old man has been arrested.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland confirmed that the two officers had been dealing with a separate incident when they came under attack.
The officers had just returned a 10-year-old boy to his home address when the male approached them.
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