Man arrested for biting two police officers at scene of single-vehicle collision

PUBLISHED: 08:46 18 August 2020 | UPDATED: 15:26 18 August 2020

Shaman Darani, 25, of Station Road in March, has been charged after a police officer was bitten and another assaulted when he was arrested in Redmoor Lane, Elm, at about 11.15pm following a single-vehicle collision. Picture: POLICE

Shaman Darani, 25, of Station Road in March, has been charged after a police officer was bitten and another assaulted when he was arrested in Redmoor Lane, Elm, at about 11.15pm following a single-vehicle collision. Picture: POLICE

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A man was arrested for assaulting emergency workers as he bit two officers following a single-vehicle crash in Elm - and police are now appealing for dashcam footage of the incident.

Shaman Darani, 25, of Station Road in March, has been charged after a police officer was bitten and another assaulted when he was arrested in Redmoor Lane, Elm, at about 11.15pm following a single-vehicle collision. Picture: POLICEShaman Darani, 25, of Station Road in March, has been charged after a police officer was bitten and another assaulted when he was arrested in Redmoor Lane, Elm, at about 11.15pm following a single-vehicle collision. Picture: POLICE

Police officers and a Cambs Fire & Rescue team were called to the collision on Redmoor Lane - which involved a white BMW - at 10.42pm last night (Monday August 17).

During the incident a male who was at the scene was arrested for assaulting an emergency worker as he bit two officers.

He was taken to the Police Investigation Centre in King’s Lynn where inquires continue.

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Police are now asking any witnesses to come forward.

“Were you in the area at the time of the collision or did you witness any driving prior to the collision?” said a spokesman.

“If you did or have any dashcam footage please call 101 and quote incident 550 of 17.08.2020.”

The vehicle was recovered at scene.


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