Police officer assaulted after arresting man for abusing staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn

PUBLISHED: 09:02 19 March 2018 | UPDATED: 09:34 19 March 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

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Another police officer has been assaulted in King’s Lynn.

They were called to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital last night after a man began abusing and assaulting staff. After he was arrested, the man assaulted an officer.

It comes after three officers were assaulted in Lynn’s Loke Road. Two of them were spat at and one was kneed in the groin.

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Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner Lorne Green wants to see tougher sentences given to those who assault officers.

Chief Constable Simon Bailey is considering arming more officers with tasers in response to increasing numbers of assaults.

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