‘Lockdown Lout’ in Rochdale Bites Manchester Police Officer on the Arm explaining Covid-19 Lockdown Rules

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A Female Police Office was bitten as she tried to explain social distancing rules to a man in Rochdale. image: GMP

Greater Manchester Police have released photos of the injury suffered by the 21-year-old PC after she was bitten by a man in Rochdale who was reported as disobeying the lockdown rules.

GMP said the officers just tried to explain to the man that he should not be going to other people’s homes following the government’s guidelines to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.

It is not known if the officer was given a Covid-19 test after being bitten. image: GMP

While trying to engage with the man, two officers were punched and the 21-year-old officer was then seriously bitten.

She attended hospital following the incident on Thursday evening before being discharged to recover at home.

Christopher Hill, 29, of no fixed abode, has been charged with two counts of assault by beating of an emergency worker and one count of criminal damage.





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