Teen arrested as police officer suffers head injury in Rotherham disturbance

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A police officer suffered a head injury and needed hospital treatment as he dealt with a disturbance in Rotherham in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened on Ship Hill at around 2.30am today.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said the officer was taken to hospital as a precaution and has since been discharged.

An 18-year-old Rotherham man has been arrested on suspicion of assault in relation to the incident and remains in custody.