Man arrested after four employees during medical operation injured during ‘disorder’

Man arrested after four employees during medical operation injured during ‘disorder’

A man has been arrested after four employees were injured during a ‘disturbance’ by a general practitioner.

Two of the victims were taken to hospital with head injuries following the incident at Florence House Medical Practice in Openshaw on Friday afternoon.

A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and criminal damage.

He remains in custody for questioning.

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A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers were called just after 12.30pm today (September 17) for a report of a disturbance during an operation on Ashton Old Road, Openshaw, Manchester.

“Four employees were injured, two of whom were taken to hospital with head injuries.

“A 59-year-old man has been remanded in custody and questioned on suspicion of assault and criminal damage.”

After the incident, the operation closed for the day.

A message from the operation’s website said: “The operation will be closed for the rest of the day (Friday the 17th) th September) due to unforeseen circumstances.

“Practice will reopen as usual on Monday.”

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