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Man admits driving into police officers in Manchester

Wayne Crompton
Image caption Wayne Crompton is due to be sentenced next month at Manchester Crown Court

A man has admitted reversing into two police officers in Manchester while banned from driving.

Wayne Crompton, 36, of Kenmore Way, Whitefield, struck the officers after they pulled him over on a routine stop in Harpurhey on 24 February.

They were taken to hospital where one was treated for a broken arm and the other for a fractured skull.

Crompton appeared at Manchester Crown Court where he admitted two counts of assault and dangerous driving.

He also admitted aggravated vehicle taking without consent, driving while disqualified and driving with no insurance.

He was remanded into custody and is due to be sentenced at the same court on 9 April.

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