Special police officer victim of 'cowardly assault'

A Special officer serving with Staffordshire police has been the victim of what has been described as a 'Cowardly assault' while on duty.

It happened in the Uttoxeter area and police say offenders have been arrested and enquiries are on-going.

Meanwhile the force say they had a busy Saturday night dealing with a variety of incidents, including domestic violence, drink drivers and road traffic collisions. 

Chief Constable Gareth Morgan took to the social media and said: "Drink and drunk related calls now increased significantly across the Staffordshire Police area -  Overall demand is equivalent to pre Xmas/NYE - busiest up to midnight.

"As ever the majority are able to follow the rules but a significant number cannot. For those working this Saturday, it doesn’t feel that super..."

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