Two arrests after police officer attacked in Maltby
A POLICE officer was knocked unconscious and needed hospital treatment after being assaulted.
The officer was assaulted during an incident in Farquhar Road, Maltby, on Tuesday evening.
A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and threats to kill.He remained in police custody on Wednesday morning.
A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “The officer regained consciousness and was taken to hospital. “He is not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.”
A 24-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with the incident and also remains in police custody.
The spokeswoman added: “We would like to thank local residents for their help last night and for their continued support.”