It happened at about 2pm on Thursday 9 April 2015, when the plain clothed officer was patrolling the Higher Broughton area on his push bike.
The officer saw a man he suspected of drug dealing, he tried to stop him but the man ran away into a nearby garden where the officer detained him.
When the officer brought the man from a rear garden into a nearby alleyway he was attacked by a group of five men.
Â They assaulted him so the other man could get away before a search for drugs could carried out.
The officer told the group he was a police officer, however this had no effect and the five men continued to assault him by pushing him up against the wall and ramming him with their push bikes.
During the incident they constantly had their fists up ready to punch the Police officer.
Â He managed to...
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