Police attacked by crowd in north Belfast

In contrast to the successful musical approach, reports from UTV and the Belfast Telegraph highlight the reality of policing on the streets of [north] Belfast.

From the UTV report

Two police officers have been taken to hospital following a disturbance in north Belfast.They sustained cuts and bruising to their faces and hands when they were attacked by a crowd at Ballysillan Road on Monday afternoon.

It happened as they spoke to three men they had stopped in the course of their patrol, shortly after 4.30pm.

And from the Belfast Telegraph

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