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Assaults on Leicestershire officers up 102 per cent during lockdown

205 cases of assaults against Leicestershire Police officers were recorded in the first three months of lockdown, up from 101 the previous year.

Leicestershire's Chief Constable Simon Cole

Leicestershire's Chief Constable Simon Cole

Date - 7th September 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
Forces in general have seen a 21 per cent increase in assaults. Figures gathered by the PA news agency from 31 forces show that at least 7,863 instances of assault were recorded over the first three months of lockdown, compared with 6,505 for the...
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