A TEENAGE girl has been arrested after seven police officers were attacked in Basildon.

Essex Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Pathways, Basildon on Thursday.

Upon attending the incident, which happened at around 5.30pm, seven of the officers were assaulted.

A girl, aged 17, has since been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and for assaulting an emergency worker.

She remains in police custody while enquiries continue.

The officers did not require medical treatment, however one officer was admitted to hospital for precautionary checks.

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