Heywood man charged after police officer suffered fractured wrist in Rochdale

Date published: 01 March 2021

A man from Heywood has been charged after a police officer suffered a fractured wrist while attempting to arrest a man after a breach of a prohibition notice in Rochdale on Saturday (27 February 2021).

A second officer was also injured in the incident.

Daniel Carr, 37 of Heywood, has been charged with single counts of:

  • Wound/Inflict grievous bodily harm without intent
  • Assault a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm
  • Fail without reasonable excuse to comply with direction under health protection regulations
  • Obstruct/ resist a constable in execution of duty.

He is due to appear today (Monday 1 March 2021) at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court.

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