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Man charged after police officer was hit over head with glass bottle in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 18:45 03 September 2017 | UPDATED: 18:45 03 September 2017

The scene of an assault in Portman Road, Ipswich. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The scene of an assault in Portman Road, Ipswich. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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A 31-year-old man has been charged after a police officer was hit over the head with a glass bottle in Ipswich on Friday evening.

The scene of an assault in Portman Road, Ipswich. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDThe scene of an assault in Portman Road, Ipswich. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Luke Greenland, of Mountbatten Court, Ipswich, will appear before magistrates tomorrow charged with attempted GBH on a police officer, criminal damage to a motor vehicle and threatening behaviour.

Police were called to the incident in Portman Road, near St Matthews Church, at 8.35pm on Friday, September 1, prompting a massive police response in the area.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said a police constable had reported being hit with a glass bottle while on duty in the Portman Road area of Ipswich.

The spokesman said it was believed the instrument used was a Prosecco bottle.

A witness described seeing around 10 police cars in attendance.

Two ambulances were also sent to the scene.

A ambulance service spokesman said two men had sustained head injuries and had been taken to hospital.

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