POLICE are questioning a woman this evening after she was arrested for possession of a knife and other offences.
And police in the city have advised that when officers are conducting such arrests, that the members of the public do not to intervene for their own safety.
PSNI Foyle say on its Facebook page: “City Centre police officers today arrested a female in the city centre for a number of offences.
“During the arrest, members of the public approached police and tried to become involved.
“Can we remind members of the public not to interfere when police are dealing with incidents.
“Yes, it’s understandably distressing for members of the public to see these kind of incidents but it’s also distressing for police when children are present.
“We ask this for your own safety.
“This incident today involved possession of a knife and an arrest was absolutely necessary to protect you, the “community.
“Thankfully no-one was injured during this incident, apart from a police officer who was kicked.
“The female is in custody and will be questioned about possession of a knife along with other offences.”Tags: