Scotland Yard's anti-gun chief hurt in gang attack Published Date: 24 November 2008 By Grace Hammond http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/Scotland-Yard39s-antigun-chief-hurt.4723380.jp A senior police officer was hit with a brick during an attack by a gang of four people – including a girl of 15 –it has been revealed. Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson, who leads Scotland Yard's Operation Trident which tackles black gun crime, was assaulted while walking along the road with his wife and son. Two men abused the officer before hitting him on the back of the head with a brick. A scuffle followed, during which Mr Richardson, 49, blocked several blows with his arm and was hit in the back. The attack in West Molesey, Surrey, took place on October 12, but it was revealed yesterday that the senior officer was the victim. Scotland Yard confirmed Mr Richardson was assaulted. Surrey police refused to reveal details of the victim but released information about the attack. The officer was taken to Kingston Hospital after the assault with minor injuries. Two men aged 19 and 20 and a 15-year-old girl, all from West Molesey, were arrested along with a second girl, 17, from Wimbledon. The four were bailed until December 20 pending further enquiries, a spokesman for Surrey Police said. ====== If only some sort of device existed he could of used to protect himself More antigun people need to be hit with bricks, I'd like to smash carolyn mccarthy in the face with one.