Female police officer assaulted in Amesbury

Police Car in Churchill Gardens car park Salisbury

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 6:40am 13th June 2019. (Updated at 6:41am 13th June 2019)

The officer was called to a disorder involving two men in Flower Lane on Tuesday morning (11th June).

The incident, which happened around 11.10 am, resulted in a 19 year old being assaulted.

Wiltshire Police say when an officer attended the scene, near to Salisbury Road, she was assaulted, and sustained reddening to her head.

A 37-year-old man from Salisbury was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a constable and assault by beating.

He was taken to custody and has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed the disorder should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54190055963.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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