On January 7, 2016 in the town of Crawley, England, police intervened in a house after an anonymous call. There, faced with a 34 year old man armed with a hammer.
The suspect Jamshid Piruz refused to obey the orders of the police, while the latter dropped by tasers, without success. The man then attacked a police officer that fought back with batons of.
During contention, one of the officers received blows with the hammer in the neck and shoulder, fortunately without serious injury. Eventually, man arrested. He was tried on 28 November and sentenced to life imprisonment for various offenses.