Drunken Doncaster man arrested after biting police officer

A Doncaster man has been arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour, after he bit a police officer on one of the town's busiest town centre streets.

Sunday, 10th September 2017, 2:26 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:46 pm
Silver Street. Picture: Google Maps

The police officer was bitten by a man on Silver Street on Friday night.

He was taken into police custody a short time later.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said the officer was left bruised following the incident, but returned to work as normal last night.

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Another male was also arrested on Silver Street on Friday night for possession of a controlled drug.

No further details on either incident have been released by the police at this time.