Violence against security staff database

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Year/Month of reportOutletTitle & link
2019 MayManchester Evening NewsArndale security guard slashed in the neck after chasing suspected shoplifter in Poundland
2019 MayThe SunDrunk Derby fan slapped female steward after being barred from entering Swansea's Liberty Stadium
2019 MarchWorking the DoorsDrunken man bit doorman and spat at police as he ‘lashed out’ in nightclub attack
2019 MarchIrish Mirror OnlineShocking footage shows baby falling out of buggy after woman punches security guard at Dublin apartment complex
2019 MarchLiverpool EchoMasked robbers 'restrain' security guard and snatch cash box at Home Bargains
2019 MarchBelfast TelegraphMurder accused one of two men charged with raid on cash van
2019 MarchBBC NewsGreysteel cash van robbery suspects charged
2019 MarchGlasgow LiveRiddrie security guard knifepoint robbery: Police reappeal for information
2019 MarchManchester Evening NewsMum caught stealing more than 50 times banned from EVERY shop in Manchester city centre
2019 MarchDerbyshire TimesViolent shoplifter is jailed after she assaulted two security officers
2019 MarchBrighton and Hove IndependentPolice release CCTV images after Brighton assault and Rolex robbery
2019 MarchSt Helens StarMasked thug struck security guard at shopping centre before making off with cash box
2019 MarchLiverpool EchoDanny Fox's killer gives judge middle finger as he's jailed for cocaine-fuelled armed robberies
2019 MarchMid Ulster MailSecurity guard left holding thief’s hoodie after struggle
2019 MarchKent OnlineMorrisons staff 'assaulted' after alleged shoplifting incident in Margate
2019 MarchBarking and Dagenham PostDagenham robber Peter Henderson who threatened security guard with machete during cash-in-transit robbery in Snodland, Kent
2019 MarchLiverpool EchoSecurity guard threatened with meat cleaver outside Asda Walton
2019 MarchIsle of Wight County PressSecurity staff headbutted after man kicked out of Hogs Head bar
2019 JuneWorking the DoorsMan spits in face of security guard after pushing over event barriers
2019 JanuaryThe MailCrane operator with 'phobia of being manhandled' attacked bouncer at Barrow nightclub
2019 JanuaryPortsmouth The News Violent thug with ‘uncontrollable temper’ launched assault on police officers, PCSO, Gunwharf Quays security and a nurse Read more at:
2019 JanuaryDaily PostThief attacked security guard and manager as gang hit supermarket
2019 JanuaryEvening StandardPark Lane stabbing: Police arrest three men on suspicion of murdering security guard
2019 JanuaryDaily MailArrested Fulham striker Aboubakar Kamara attacked security guard after confronting chief executive
2019 JanuaryDerby TelegraphSecurity guard PUNCHED at Derby's magistrates court
2019 JanuaryEvening ExpressMan fined over ‘melee’ with security guards at Aberdeen darts event
2019 JanuaryEvening StandardSouth London nightclub faces closure after 'man tried to stab security guard'
2019 JanuaryWales OnlineReveller pulled out knife after bouncer chucked him out of city centre bar
2019 JanuaryDaily Mail
Promising boxer's career ended by thug who bit off his NOSE in nightclub row
2019 FebruarySwindon AdvertiserThief assaulted Asda security guard
2019 FebruaryMetro NewsViolent food fight breaks out between Iceland customer and security guard
2019 FebruaryDaily StarBouncer puts man in chokehold before punching another in head outside Brit pub
2019 FebruaryLiverpool EchoHomeNewsWirral Two in court accused of attacking Aldi security guard as mob encouraged them
2019 FebruaryBelfast TelegraphLimelight doorman who refused entry needed 11 stitches after being punched, trial told
2019 FebruaryLiverpool EchoDoorman left with fractured jaw after sickening gang attack outside Liverpool bar
2019 FebruaryBirmingham Live ASDA Queslett security guard smacked during shoppers brawl at 6am
2019 FebruaryDaily MailShocking moment a knife-wielding thug stabs a nightclub owner and a security guard after being kicked out of the venue for brawling with patrons
2019 FebruaryExpress & StarAsda security guard attacked in Great Barr
2019 FebruaryDaily StarTesco carnage as security guard branded ‘black c***’ after confronting customer
2019 FebruaryYorkshire Evening PostSecurity guard stabbed by shoplifter at Asda store in Leeds
2019 FebruaryDaily Mail OnlineMcDonald's security guard and customer locked in furious WWE style brawl with a dustpan and brush
2019 FebruaryHull LiveThug threatens to kill hospital security guard after attacking staff trying to fix his broken leg
2019 FebruaryPlymouth LiveViolent former cage fighter threatened to kill man at festival
2019 FebruaryTeesside LiveEx-Army man shocked by encounter with needle-wielding power drill shoplifter in B&Q
2019 FebruaryPeterborough TelegraphWoman who tried to stab store security guards jailed after Peterborough Crown Court trial
2019 FebruaryCambridgeshire Live'Career shoplifter' threatened to stab guards at Cambridge John Lewis and Sainsbury's
2019 FebruaryBirmingham LiveASDA worker 'assaulted' at Barnes Hill supermarket as boy, 13, quizzed about arson attack
2019 FebruaryExpress & StarAsda security guard attacked in Great Barr
2019 AprilLancashire PostFive penalty points and £40 fine for Chorley shoplifter Sara Hesmondhalgh who struck Tesco security guard in her car and fled Read more at:
2019 AprilWorcester NewsWorcester woman bit paramedic and assaulted two security guards
2019 AprilEvening ExpressAberdeen shoplifter threatened to ‘slice up’ security guard
2019 AprilBirmingham LiveFace of thug who held bouncers at gunpoint with loaded revolver - after being booted from Arcadian club
2018 SeptemberThe LeaderShiftworker fined for spitting at door supervisor at Wrexham pub
2018 SeptemberWorking the DoorsYeovil woman spat in doorman’s face at Club Neo and scratched him after drinking four bottles of wine
2018 OctoberThe Solihull ObserverImages released of security guard assault and TV theft suspects
2018 NovemberManchester Evening NewsMan pulled knife on Deansgate Locks club bouncer after being stopped from leaving with glass bottle
2018 NovemberLynn NewsBrothers brawled with bouncer after being ordered out of King's Lynn nightspot
2018 NovemberBBC NewsGuard's 'trauma' at van axe attack
2018 NovemberYour Local GuardianMass arrest after teenagers ransack Wimbledon shop and assault security guard
2018 NovemberLiverpool EchoSecurity guard attacked by masked men in Aldi cash-in-transit robbery
2018 NovemberEastern Daily PressMan kicked out of Forum for urinating in public then assaulted security guard after going again outside
2018 MayThe GuardianGoldie fined £2,463 for assaulting Glastonbury security guard
2018 MarchDaily EchoSecurity guard attacked after challenging group outside Hollywood Bowl in Eastleigh
2018 JulySwindon AdvertiserShoplifter who assaulted security guard wanted by police
2018 FebruarySwindon AdvertiserThief assaulted Asda security guard
2018 DecemberSomerset Live Security guard left with life changing injures after assault at McDonald's in Bridgwater
2018 DecemberCambridge NewsCCTV captures moment Cambridgeshire man brandishes knife at security guard
2018 DecemberLancashire PoliceMan jailed for attack on Job Centre security guard
2018 DecemberMail Online Masked thug swings a golf club at security guard as he challenges brazen gang trying to steal a car in daylight
2018 DecemberEvening ExpressAberdeen shoplifter grabbed security guard’s genitals after stealing whisky
2018 DecemberBury TimesSecurity man targeted in cash in transit robbery in Bury town centre
2018 DecemberBournemouth EchoSecurity guards at Bournemouth Asda were attacked
2018 DecemberSomerset Live20 year old jailed after driving car into nightclub doorman
2018 DecemberCambridge NewsPolice looking for three people after security guard assaulted in Cambridge
2018 DecemberBBC NewsDrone footage shows aftermath of Roscommon attack
2018 DecemberDeadline NewsMoment golf club-wielding crook threatens security men as pal carries on trying to steal car
2018 DecemberSomerset LiveSecurity guard left with life changing injures after assault at McDonald's in Bridgwater
2018 DecemberCambridgeshire ConstabularySecurity guard assaulted in Cambridge
2018 DecemberExpress & StartAsda security guard injured in Darlaston attack
2018 DecemberSpire FMSecurity guard assaulted by teenagers at Salisbury Christmas Market
2018 DecemberLincolnshire LiveTwo Lincolnshire women identified in court for battering security guard on night out with friends
2018 DecemberYork PressPatient Paul Bradley assaulted York Hospital security officer
2018 DecemberCambridgeshire LivePolice looking for three people after security guard assaulted in Cambridge
2018 AugustMirror
2018 AugustManchester Evening NewsTesco security guard punched unconscious in sickening unprovoked attack in Gorton
2018 AugustMetroShopper headbutted security guard who told him to pay for 10p bag
2018 AprilPortsmouth NewsSecurity guard at Portsmouth shop suffers broken nose in assault
2018 AprilPlymouth LiveAssault on security guard in Devonport - do you know this man?
2018 AgustGet ReadingNHS reveals cost of private security as Berkshire staff assaulted 160 times in a year
2017 MayEvening StandardJailed: Thug who stabbed bouncer repeatedly six months after he refused him entry to nightclub
2017 AprilKent OnlineCanterbury: Gideon Wallace sentenced for pulling knife on bouncer outside Cuban nightclub
2015 OctoberBBC News - North WestSecurity guard attacked with bike saddle in Wallasey arcade
2009 SeptemberOxford MailSecurity guard assaulted at Didcot Tesco's