A POLICE officer sustained a fractured knee and required hospital treatment following an assault by a Bromsgrove man.

Police were called to nightclub 57 Monkeys at 2.42am on Saturday, May 9, to reports of a man acting in a disorderly manner after being refused entry.

Officers then took the man home to an address on Fallowfields Close.

A police spokesman said: "When he got back he pushed one of them to the chest and attempted to punch another.

"He then fell on top of one of the officers, causing injuries which required hospital treatment."

The officer suffered a fractured knee and is currently off work as a result of his injuries.

The man, a 20-year-old from Bromsgrove, was arrested on suspicion of assault and released under investigation.