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Man arrested after police officer hit by car in Stratford-upon-Avon

  • 28 November 2016
  • From the section England
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Image caption The officer suffered minor hand injuries after an incident involving a car in Stratford-upon-Avon

A man has been arrested after a police officer was hit by a car in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Warwickshire Police said the officer, who was on foot, was responding to concerns about a man's welfare when he was hit on Hathaway Green Lane at 18:30 GMT on Sunday.

He suffered minor hand injuries and has been discharged from hospital.

A 25-year-old man from Burton-upon-Trent has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He was also arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

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