March 26, 2018 8.33 am This story is over 51 months old

Spalding police officer attacked while onlooker taunts and heckles

They were heckled by onlookers.

A police officer in the Spalding area was attacked overnight, leaving them with facial injuries.

The local policing team posted on social media that the officer’s face was scratched and their nose was bloodied after the assault.

During the struggle, an onlooker is said to have heckled officers as they wrestled the suspect.

The suspect was taken to custody after a a taser was used.

South Holland Police said in the social media post: “Sad to report another Spalding Police officer assaulted during the night, face scratched and nose bloodied.

“Disappointing to see a member of the public taunting and heckling officers while they were wrestling with the suspect.”