Quattro persone vengono arrestate dopo che un poliziotto ha perso i sensi in un attacco "non provocato" fuori dallo stadio di Wolverhampton prima dell'Inghilterra 4-0 defeat to Hungary
Four people have been arrested after a police officer was hospitalised last night after he was attacked outside Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton ahead of England’s humiliation at the hands of Ungheria.
The PC, who is a member of West Midlands Football Unit – was behind the Stan Cullis stand when he was attacked at around 7.25pm.
'TVCC ha catturato questa prova da incubo: ‘It’s understood he was approached from behind by a group of men on a grassed area and hit in the side of the head.
‘He was knocked unconscious, suffered a head injury, and was taken to hospital for an assessment and treatment.
West Midlands Police are appealing for information after one of their officers was assaulted outside Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux stadium ahead of England’s Nations League defeat to Hungary
Police said that fans were mostly in good humour before the match and are appealing for anyone who witnessed their officer being assaulted to come forward
‘Our officer remains in hospital and we wish him a speedy recovery.’
Police said they are reviewing the officers body-worn video camera and CCTV footage of the area to find those responsible.
Finora, four men aged 18, 19, 20 e 21 have been arrested on suspicion of assault and are being held for questioning.
Detective Inspector Kate Longbottom, who is leading the CID investigation into the attack said: ‘We’ve spoken to some witnesses but potentially many more people were in the area and saw what happened or the offenders running off.
‘We really need to speak to them as they could have important information; I would ask them to get in touch as a matter of urgency.
‘There was a good atmosphere in the build-up to the game, high spirits and lots of families enjoying the occasion. That’s what made this assault even more shocking as it appears to have been totally unprovoked.’
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