More than 600 officers across Greater Manchester Police suffered injuries in the line of duty last year, the M.E.N can reveal.

Among those hurt, 19 officers were struck, kicked or bitten, two were hit by moving cars and two were hurt by CS gas.

Figures obtained through Freedom of Information laws show that 834 injuries were recorded overall by GMP between January 2015 and 2016.

Reported by The Manchester Evening News. You can read the full story here. 

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