Details have emerged of the moment a British Transport Police Officer was assaulted by two males at Preston station yesterday (21st) evening.
A tweet shared by @BTPLancashire said:
‘Two men are in custody tonight after a police officer was attacked at #Preston Station.
‘The officer was hit and knocked to the ground then repeatedly kicked and punched after the pair had been refused travel.
‘He still managed to arrest one before backup arrived.
‘Pepper spray was used to subdue the males. The officer sustained multiple cuts and abrasions and bruising from being kicked in the back whilst on the ground.
‘He’s in remarkable spirits and receiving support from colleagues’.
Meanwhile, the father of a serving police officer took to social media to share his outrage at the fact that his son had been assaulted by the victim of a stabbing:
In a tweet, @Beacons_Walker said:
‘My lad just finishing his day 6-night shift, checking a potential stab victim drug user when he spits in my lad’s my mouth.
‘Now on aggressive anti-HIV/HEP-C meds which will knock him out for his days off/Easter.
‘Not a job most could tolerate’.
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