Resisting Arrest

There are a number of different ways someone can resist arrest – which is deemed as a criminal offence in the UK. Examples of this offence include:

  • Physically struggling to free oneself after being handcuffed or moved in to a police vehicle
  • Threatening a police officer with threats of violence while being arrested
  • Attacking a police officer while being arrested
  • Fleeing from police while being arrested
  • Presenting a police officer with fake ID