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North Yorkshire Police have condemned an attack on two police officers in Scarborough.
Inspector Andy Short, of Scarborough Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:
Six men have been arrested after an attack on two police officers in Scarborough.
The incident happened on St Thomas Street, outside Boleyn's nightclub at around 3:30am on Sunday. A group of men assaulted both a male and female officer as they were arresting people involved in a disorder.
The officers were kicked, punched, head-butted and spat at by the offenders although neither were seriously injured. Door staff from Boleyn's assisted the police officers during the disorder.
Six men from Scarborough, aged between 18 and 24, have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.