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Two police officers attacked at roadside after stopping car

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Two police officers were attacked after they stopped a car for a drug search in Hulme. Plain-clothed officers stopped the vehicle yesterday (Sunday) as the two people inside - a man and a woman - were 'believed to be involved in the supply of controlled drugs', police said.

But the man tried to 'fight his way out of the search' and both officers were assaulted on the roadside. Police said they were not seriously injured.

The man was detained after a 'struggle'. READ MORE: Family pay tribute to mum at centre of Gorton murder investigation READ MORE: Man charged after 76-year-old dies after crash In a post on the GMP Longsight & Moss Side Facebook page, officers added that suspected class A drugs were then found hidden in his clothing.

He was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply, obstructing a constable in the execution of their duties and assaulting an emergency worker.

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