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Man charged after police officer is headbutted in Ravenshead

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Police have charged a man from Ravenshead after a police officer was headbutted during an incident in the village yesterday (25).

A man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (July 26) charged in connection with an alleged assault on a Nottinghamshire Police officer.

The charge relates to an incident where a police officer was allegedly head-butted after moving to arrest a man in Ravenshead at around 11.50am yesterday morning.

Police car siren
Police were called to Ravenshead yesterday morning

The officer received bruising to their face in the incident.

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Daniel Cross, 27 of Main Road, Ravenshead, is charged with assaulting an emergency worker in connection with the report.

Chief Inspector Christopher Sullivan, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officer assaults are a sad reminder of the potential dangers our officers face on a daily basis.

“We will not tolerate violence towards our staff and will investigate all incidents where officers are assaulted thoroughly.”

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