Drone footage shows police shut down 40-guest house party breaking COVID rules
Watch: Police shut down house party in breach of COVID rules
Police officers have been injured after party-goers attacked them while they shut down a 40-guest house party in breach of the coronavirus lockdown.
Drone footage shows a stream of revellers fleeing the gathering as police arrive to halt the illegal event, which is banned under restrictions.
Seven officers were hurt as bottles were thrown at them, but their injuries were described as minor, the worst affected receiving a black eye. Three people were arrested.
The house party, in the Mapperley area of Nottinghamshire, went ahead despite all but one area of the county ranking among the worst for COVID-19 infections.
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Nottinghamshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Steve Cooper said: “This incident was completely unacceptable. An…