A WANTED man assaulted an officer when they tried to arrest him, police said.

Jerraldo Collins, 31, who has links to Worcester, Kidderminster and Droitwich, was thought to have been in Scotland but was arrested by West Mercia Police this weekend.

When police found him and subsequently placed Collins under arrest he assaulted an officer.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: “Thank you for your help in searching for wanted man Jerraldo Collins. A 31-year-old man has been arrested for breach of court bail conditions and assaulting an emergency worker during the arrest and is in custody.”