Police officer allegedly head butted and spat at as he arrested a man in Rugby

As well as this incident, police in Rugby have over the past two days arrested three men on drugs charges and another for racial abuse

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 7:25 pm

A police officer was allegedly head butted and spat at as he arrested a man in Rugby last night (Tuesday).

The incident happened after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a property in Murray Road.

An 18-year-old man from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace and assaulting an emergency worker.

A police officer was allegedly head butted and spat at as he arrested a man in Rugby last night (Tuesday).

In a separate incident last night, a 63-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated public order offence to a member of staff in Rugby.

On Monday, plain clothed detectives from Rugby Proactive CID seized cocaine and arrested three men after spotting a suspected drug deal while on patrol in Regent Street.

They arrested a 21-year-old man from Rugby on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply, a 21-year-old man from Coventry on suspicion of being involved in the supply of drugs and a 19-year-old man from Rugby on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

All three have been released under investigation while enquires continue.