Police officer assaulted outside Wakefield Cathedral

A police officer has been assaulted outside Wakefield Cathedral.

Officers were called after receiving reports that a man was trying to damage a window of the Costa Coffee shop on Northgate just after 9am this morning.

But as the officer tried to restrain the man he was attacked.

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman confirmed that a 30-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the incident.

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