Police attacked by city gang

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A police officer was knocked unconscious during a ‘disgraceful’ attack by a group of men in Preston.

Police are appealing for information after the officer, who was on patrol at the time, was attacked from behind just before 8pm on Saturday night.

He was patrolling the Duke Street and Albyn Bank Road area in Avenham when police say he was approached by a group of around 10 men, some of them youths.


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