Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Cop chopped, attacker shot in Manchester

A policeman has been hospitalised in serious condition following an attack by a machete wielding man in Christiana, Manchester on Tuesday morning.

Details are unclear at this time but reports are that about 9am, the lawman was chopped several times. The man who attacked the policeman was subsequently shot and injured, Loop News understands.

Police are yet to confirm or deny those details.

It is not clear if it was the policeman who opened fire hitting the attacker or other persons came to the assistance of the cop. Details as to what caused the conflict are also still unclear.

Loop News is tracking this developing story.

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