Female police officer suffers serious assault in Lowestoft

A police officer was assaulted last night. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A police officer was assaulted last night. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A female police officer is said to be recovering after a serious assault in Lowestoft.

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She suffered an injury to her eye after the assault took place just after 1am on Sunday, November 6.

The officer was taken to hospital to be X-Rayed and referred to facial surgery team.

It was the second time in two days the officer was assaulted, according to a colleague.

PC Edward Frazer said in a tweet: 'Tonight an Officer goes home to explain to her children why her face is bruised, all for doing her job. Very brave lady.'

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In response to another tweet, he added: 'Bruises will heal but those young children will always remember the day their Mum came home injured after being attacked. Very sad for them.'

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.