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Man arrested for alleged drug dealing and assault on officer

A man is currently in custody in connection with the supply of class A drugs and assaulting a police officer.
Police van
A police officer was knocked to the ground in an alleged assault. Photo: John Baker

The 47-year-old was arrested in Lincoln Road, just off Westgate, this afternoon (Friday, July 10).

Police attempted to stop the vehicle he was in, however he tried to drive off, knocking the police officer to the ground. The officer suffered minor injuries.

He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and attempting to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.