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Arrests made after police officers injured in brawl on Blackstock Road

Five men were arrested and a number of police officers needed medical treatment

07 May, 2020

Police descended on Blackstock Road in huge numbers after officers attacked

FIVE men have been arrested after police officers suffered minor injuries in a brawl on Blackstock Road.

Huge numbers of police officers arrived in the area at around 8pm on Thursday (May 7) after a group of people described as “acting suspiciously” by police resisted being searched.

Dozens of police officers arrived at the scene

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a number of officers suffered minor injuries and needed treatment from the London Ambulance service, but none were taken to hospital.

Despite needing medical treatment at the scene, no officers were taken to hospital

The five men were arrested on public order charges and for assaulting an emergency worker.

 

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