Man arrested after police officer assaulted in Sheffield

An investigation is underway after a South Yorkshire Police officer was assaulted in the Longley area of Sheffield this morning.

At around 11.10am this morning police officers were carrying out a warrant at a property on Longley Hall Road. Whilst at the address, an officer was assaulted by a man with a hammer. 

The officer was taken to hospital for minor injuries and has since been discharged. 

A 34 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody at this time.


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