A BRADFORD PCSO was assaulted - by having a beer bottle thrown at his face. 

PCSO Verdeyen, who covers the Shipley and Saltaire area, was on duty on Friday when the worrying incident unfolded. 

He said: "So yesterday whilst on duty I was assaulted by having a beer bottle thrown at my face.

"Luckily no injuries. So grateful and proud of all my colleagues for assisting so quickly."