MAN Allegedly ‘Threw Punches’ At Police Officers

22 February, 2021 | Local

A MAN allegedly tried to assault police officers who were called to a report of a male acting suspiciously.

The incident happened on the Esplanade in Greenock around 8pm on Saturday.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “As the officers approached the male, he allegedly ran off before turning and throwing punches at the officers.

“As a result, he was restrained and arrested.”

The 47-year-old will appear at court on a later date.

Inverclyde’s area police commander Chief Inspector Paul Cameron said: “It is completely unacceptable for police Officers to be assaulted simply because they are doing the job we have asked them to do.”

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