Number of attacks on police in North East Lincolnshire worse than first thought

Almost a thousand across the Humberside police force area were attacked over a 2 year period

Attacks on police officers in the force that serves North East Lincolnshire is worse than first revealed.

Yesterday, Humberside Fire and Rescue claimed  over a two year period, just over two hundred and sixty offered were assaulted, while in the line of duty.

The Police force has now revealed the figures actually nearer a THOUSAND over that period, nearly four times higher.

The two teamed up with East Midlands Ambulance Service yesterday to launch a campaign against attacks on emergency workers.

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