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A man has been charged with criminal damage with intent to endanger life after two officers were injured when a brick was thrown from a Coventry bridge and smashed the windscreen of their police car.
Meanwhile, a second man aged 19 - has been arrested this morning in connection with the investigation and is to be questioned by detectives later.
A sergeant and a constable were treated in hospital for facial injuries after being injured on the city’s ring road, while responding to an emergency call on Sunday night.
Both men are now recovering at home.
Jason Gamble, aged 44 and of Harnall Lane West, Foleshill was arrested on Monday in the Hillfields area of the city and appeared before Coventry Magistrates’ Court this afternoon. He has been remanded in custody to appear on 28 May.
"This was a serious attack on officers in a marked police car and I am grateful to all those who contacted us with information, which has led to the arrests.
"Our officers work hard to keep people safe and when they are impeded in carrying out their duty through a mindless and dangerous act - such as the one we are investigating. Rest assured we will do all we can to find those responsible and bring them to justice."
Police are digging in an area of land near the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Officers are excavating off Hales Industrial Estate in Rowleys Green Lane in Foleshill.
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Police are digging in an area of land near the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Officers are excavating off Hales Industrial Estate in Rowleys Green Lane in Foleshill.
They are acting on a tip-off from a member of the public, but they do not believe that the dig is related to any active investigation.
A cordon has been set up, but police have not given any details about what they are looking for.
A man is arrested after two policemen were injured when a large brick was thrown through their windscreen as they answered a 999 call.Read the full story ›
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