Derbyshire man arrested after assaulting police officer and damaging emergency vehicle

A man was taken into custody by Derbyshire Police this morning after he assaulted an officer and damaged a response car.

Thursday, 20th January 2022, 10:37 am
Several units from around Derbyshire were called to attend the incident. Thanks
Several units from around Derbyshire were called to attend the incident. Thanks

At 8.50am today, the Derbyshire Dales Response Unit reported that they were attending a domestic incident in Darley Dale.

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Supported by officers from the Derbyshire Armed Response Unit and the Derbyshire Police Dog Section, they were forced to arrest a male after he became aggressive, assaulting an officer and causing damage to a police car.

The man remains in custody while investigations into the incident continue.

There was a large police presence at the scene, and the DDRU thanked their counterpart response units from Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, High Peak and Amber Valley for their assistance.