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Riot police called in after woman attacks officers in Neasden

PUBLISHED: 15:45 02 October 2017 | UPDATED: 14:30 03 October 2017

A woman was arrested after she became violent towards officers who were carrying out an arrest warrant Picture: Scott O'Brien

A woman was arrested after she became violent towards officers who were carrying out an arrest warrant Picture: Scott O'Brien

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Police in riot gear were called to help with an arrest warrant after a woman began attacking officers at a flat in Neasden.

Police in riot gear were called to help with an arrest warrant after a woman allegedly began attacking officers at a flat in Neasden.

Officers were carrying out an arrest warrant, in connection with an allegation of assault, at an address on the North Circular near Links Road last night at 11.15pm.

When they arrived, a woman allegedly began throwing broken glass. She is also accused of throwing bleach at officers.

One police officer sustained minor injuries.

Additional officers, including members of the Met’s Taskforce team as well as a police helicopter were called to the scene, as she allegedly continued to throw objects at police.

An eye witness said that ambulances and the fire brigade were also on the scene and a number of residents said they could hear the helicopter circling for a period of time.

A woman was arrested at 4am and taken to a north London hospital.

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