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York Man Arrested Accused of Hitting Two Police Officers and Third Person

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4:40pm 8th August 2014

A York man's been arrested on suspicion of hitting two police officers who were in the process of arresting him on suspicion of hitting another person.

It happened on Nessgate at 2.50pm this afternoon.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “A 20-year-old York man has been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and the assault of two police officers."

“The arrest follows an incident on Nessgate at 2.50pm on Friday 8 August 2014, after the man was stopped by a Police Community Support Officer, who had witnessed him committing an alleged assault."

“The man then resisted arrest when officers arrived at the scene.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact York police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Julia Hitchcock. Alternatively, information can be emailed to

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting reference number 12140133724.

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