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Police Officer Assaulted

Police Officer Assaulted

Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 2:35am


At about 00.15am, police responded to a report of a large number of people fighting in the Glen Innes town centre.

A sole police officer was the first to arrive and he was surrounded then assaulted by a number of offenders on the forecourt of the Mobil service station on Apirana Avenue.

The exact circumstances surrounding the assault are still under investigation.
The officer received a laceration to the back of his head and was admitted to hospital with status 2 injuries.

Two males have been located and are assisting Police with their enquiries.

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