Police officer suffers hand injury after Nelson assault

Three people have been arrested after a female police officer was assaulted this morning (Sunday).

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 12:15 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 1:54 pm
Police were called to the property this morning

Police were called to reports of a disturbance at Bracewell Close, Nelson, just after 8-30am.

Insp Paul Gaynor, of Lancashire Police, said: "We were called to reports of a disturbance where we found two males and a female under the influence of drink and drugs.

"They were arrested for assaulting a police officer and they were interviewed at Blackburn police station.

"The officer was taken to hospital with an injury to her left hand."