Man arrested in Wellington for 'violent' domestic assault was also aggressive towards police, say officers

By Rory Smith | Wellington | Crime | Published:

A man arrested on suspicion of a 'violent' assault on his partner was aggressive towards police as he was apprehended, say officers.

West Mercia Police said the man was showing "controlling" and "coercive" behaviour and was arrested yesterday.

Officers from the Telford Patrol team also said the suspect was violent during the arrest and that the victim is now safe.

The arrest took place some time before 11.10pm.

Telford Patrol tweeted the incident, posting: "Male arrested in #Wellington for violent domestic assault & controlling & coercive behaviour on his partner.

"He decided to show his character to us & continued to offer violence to police during the arrest, just why?

"Female safely away from him now."

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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