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Violent assault on security guard sparks huge police response

Officers were called to Lidl Park Parade at 4.00 pm Saturday 4 September after it was reported that a security guard had been subject to a violent assault.

On police arrival an officer also sustained injures and was bitten, punched and kicked in the head whilst trying to manage the situation.

Additional police units attended to help detain the male which resulted in further assaults against police.

The male is now in custody.

Police would like to thank the public who came forward and recorded the incident start to finish and said your recordings are very helpful.

They have also asked that anyone who witnessed the incident and have not yet spoken to police, who maybe able to assist in their investigation to contact them on 101 or online quoting ref.44210354299. Alternatively, you can contact independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.