Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Police officer injured in Sheffield hammer attack

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A police officer has been treated in hospital after being attacked by a man carrying a hammer.

The officer was attacked while executing a warrant at a property in Longley Hall Road, Sheffield, at about 11.10 GMT

South Yorkshire Police said the officer was treated in hospital for minor injuries but has since been discharged.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident.

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