Man arrested after police officer is assaulted in Doncaster town centre

A man has been arrested after a police officer was assaulted in the middle of Doncaster town centre in front of shoppers.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 2:26 pm

A British Transport Police vehicle was flagged down by a member of public at around 4.40pm on Saturday to report an incident near St Sepulchre Gate.

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Officers attended and engaged with a man before the man assaulted an officer. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker and taken into police custody.

He has since been released until 9 June.

The incident took place in St Sepulchre Gate on Saturday afternoon.