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Humberside Police chief praises injured officers' return

Coleman Street in Hull Image copyright Google
Image caption The officers had been responding to a domestic incident in Coltman Street

A chief constable has praised four officers who returned to duty despite being injured while responding to a domestic violence call.

Humberside Police's Lee Freeman said he had spoken to the officers involved and described them as an "absolute credit" to the force.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault in Coltman Street, Hull, in the early hours of Sunday.

He has been released while inquiries continue, police said.

In a tweet Mr Freeman said two of the officers suffered facial injuries, one had a suspected broken finger and another was kicked in the knee.

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