A member of the public intervened after a police officer was assaulted in York.
The incident happened on the cycle track near Haxby Road at 3pm yesterday (Friday).
North Yorkshire Police said on social media: “The officer was attempting to detain a male for a search, but the male decided he did not want to stay and oblige.
“It was fairly busy at the time of the incident, and this was seen by a few people. Thankfully one of them intervened and the male was arrested.
“He is in custody for assault an emergency worker and other offences.
“This member of the public disappeared just as quickly as he had arrived, and his details are a mystery. Thank you again.”