Police officer seriously injured after 'attack' as seven arrested

Seven arrests were made after a group of people 'assaulted and shouted abuse' at police officers.

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A police officer has been seriously injured after an incident involving a large group of people in Glasgow.

A female officer had to be taken to hospital for treatment after police were called to reports of a “disturbance” on Glenkirk Drive, in Drumchapel, at around 11.25pm on Saturday.

Police said that when they arrived, a large group of people who were gathered began assaulting and shouting abuse at officers. Additional police units were called to help.

Seven people were arrested, which included three women aged 30, 34 and 41, three men aged 18, and a 23-year-old man.

All are due to appear in court on Monday, July 17.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 11.25pm on Saturday, 16 July, officers attended reports of a disturbance on Glenkirk Drive, Drumchapel.

“A large group of people were gathered and on seeing the police arrive, became hostile and began assaulting them and shouting abuse.

“This resulted in a female officer being taken to hospital for treatment. Medical staff describe her injuries as serious.

“More police units were called to assist and three women, aged 30, 34 and 41, and four men, aged 18, 18, 18 and 23, were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

“The 30-year-old woman is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday, July 18. The other six people were released on undertaking, and are also due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.”