Otago Daily Times

Two of­fi­cers as­saulted

- Crime · Viral · Incidents · Rotorua

Ro­torua: Two po­lice staff are re­cov­er­ing in hospi­tal after be­ing as­saulted at the Ro­torua Po­lice Sta­tion on Thurs­day.

The pair were in­jured just be­fore noon after a male in cus­tody be­came ag­gres­sive while be­ing es­corted to the toi­let.

A spokesper­son said one of the po­lice staff was knocked un­con­scious.

In an at­tempt to re­strain the man, the po­lice used pep­per spray which was in­ef­fec­tive so they used a Taser.

Charges are be­ing con­sid­ered. — RNZ

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