A police officer was hospitalised on Sunday evening after being seriously injured when he was slashed with a sword.
The Police officer was treated in hospital following what Greater Manchester Police (GMP) called an “incredibly nasty incident” at about 13:50 BST in Whalley Range.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and assaulting a police officer.
Greater Manchester Police said the officer suffered facial and back injuries during the altercation which took place in broad daylight in Whalley Range, Manchester.
A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident. None of the injuries suffered by the officer are life threatening, and he was discharged hours later.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and assaulting a police officer. A number of roads were closed around the scene. around Demesne road, in Manchester.
A number of streets around the scene of the attack were cordoned off while investigations continue.
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