Appeal after officers assaulted in public order incident

Police are continuing to investigate a public order incident in Stoke-on-Trent where a number of officers were assaulted.

At approximately 10pm on Monday (31 January), a large group of people were engaged in violence outside of a commercial premises on Bagnall Street, Hanley.

Upon arrival to the scene, three officers were assaulted.

They did not require hospital treatment.

A 29-year-old woman, from the Stoke-on-Trent area, was arrested on suspicion of affray and assaulting an emergency worker.

Three men, aged 28, 23 and 56, all from the Stoke-on-Trent area, were also arrested on suspicion of affray.

They have all been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police would like to speak to a further two men (pictured), who left the scene upon officers’ arrival.

Contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident 644 of 31 January.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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