Police officer is airlifted to hospital after suffering severe burns

Police officer is airlifted to hospital after suffering severe burns to his arms and legs in assault as 30-year-old man is arrested for attempted murder The officer sustained burns following the assault at around 10.20am on Friday He was taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening  A 30-year-old man from Newquay has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer

By Joe Middleton For Mailonline

Published: 13:13 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 13:19 BST, 11 September 2020

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a police officer in Newquay, Cornwall.

The officer was seriously injured and sustained a number of burns to his arms and legs following the assault at around 10.20am on Friday, Devon and Cornwall Police said. 

He was taken to hospital with severe injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. The man remains in police custody.

Several emergency services vehicles were seen attending the scene near Tretherras School. The incident is not believed to be related

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