Ten injured in Bristol rush hour chaos as 'distressed man' is arrested on suspicion of assault

TEN people have been hurt after a "distressed" man launched into a city centre rush hour attack.

Emergency crews were scrambled after receiving reports of multiple people being assaulted in Bristol this morning.

Cops detained the suspect, who had not used a weapon in the rush hour attack, and confirmed ten people had been injured.

Dramatic photos show a woman being looked after by an officer as she lies on the ground under a blanket.

It is understood she was taken to hospital following the horror at around 8am.

A police spokesperson said: "A man in a distressed state has been detained after assaulting a small number of people.



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"None of the injuries are believed to be serious."

South Western Ambulance Service said the service was called to reports of an assault at 8.06am.

A spokesman said: "There was one female patient with a back injury.

"We attended with one ambulance and the patient was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary."

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