Scarborough police officer punched by crash driver
A police officer was punched in the face while attempting to an arrest a suspected drunk driver in Scarborough.
North Yorkshire Police was called to Scalby Road at 02:30 BST after a grey Ford Focus crashed into a lamppost and a road sign.
The male driver was said to have attempted to leave the scene and punched the police officer when she tried to detain him.
A man from Scarborough, in his 40s, has been arrested and remains in custody.
Sgt Paul Cording, of the force's Roads Policing Group, tweeted: "Disgusted one of my team has been assaulted for simply doing her job."