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.”
Another assault on our team
NOT “Part of the job”
Welfare check on Officer, Male in Custody
— Supt Phil Vickers (@SuptPhilVickers) March 26, 2018