A man wanted for theft allegedly turned on officers in Harrow town centre when they arrested him, according the the Metropolitan Police.
Officers stopped a man in Greenhill Way, behind St George's Shopping Centre, at 2.40pm on Tuesday (September 5).
The 31-year-old man was wanted in connection with theft offences, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
A spokesman for the force said: "On arrest the male became violent and assaulted three officers.
"None of the injuries sustained by officers are lasting.
"The male was restrained and taken to a north London police station where he currently remains."
Police are continuing to make enquiries about the incident.
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