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Police officers 'headbutted and bitten' by drink driving suspect

By KentOnline reporter

A police officer was allegedly headbutted while another was bitten by a man they were arresting on suspicion of drink driving.

Officers covering the Swale district described the actions as "unacceptable" in a tweet from the @KentPoliceSwale Twitter account this evening.

The tweet said: "#Team1 arrested a male for suspected drink driving. The arresting officer was headbutted and a second officer got bitten. #unacceptable."

Police said two officers were assaulted while arresting a suspected drink driver. Stock image
Police said two officers were assaulted while arresting a suspected drink driver. Stock image

The location and time of the arrest are not yet known.

Police have been approached for comment.

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