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Police officer injured in Bramley pub fight

By Russell Truran

A police officer and another man were injured in a fight in a Bramley pub last night.

Police were called to the Acorn Pub in Bramley, at about 7.30pm, following reports of a disturbance.

A 28-year-old year was found nearby with non-life threatening, facial injuries and was taken to hospital.

A police officer attending the incident received minor grazing and two local men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

A 26-year-old man was arrested for assaulting and obstructing a police officer, while a 24-year-old man was arrested for criminal damage after a brick was thrown at a police vehicle.

Inspector Simon Jessop, who heads the Armley, Bramley and Stanningley Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Enquiries are ongoing and we would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any part of the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information can contact the Neighbourhood Policing Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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