Serious assault police, Mitchelton

Detectives have arrested three men and two women following the alleged serious assault of three Queensland Police Service officers in Mitchelton last night.

Shortly before midnight the senior constable and constable had stopped in Osborne Street next to a group who had been asked to leave a nearby licensed premises.

As the officers exited the police vehicle it will be alleged the group became hostile towards the pair and attacked the 35-year-old female senior constable.

It will further be alleged several members of the group then assaulted the 36-year-old male constable as he went to assist the female officer before a man from the group choked the senior constable almost unconscious.

The officers called for assistance and as other police arrived it will be alleged a 25-year-old female constable was also attacked.

All three officers were taken to St Andrews Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

All five members of the group are currently assisting detectives with inquiries.

Investigations are continuing.

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