Police officer injured in hit-and-run in Evesham

the junction of Chapel Street and Oat Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The car believed to have been involved was later found abandoned in Warwickshire

A police officer has been hit by a car driven by a man he wanted to speak to over suspected traffic offences.

The officer was struck by a silver Honda Estate on the junction of Chapel Street and Oat Street in Evesham at 13:20 GMT on Tuesday.

He was taken to Evesham Hospital with minor injuries to his leg and head.

The car police believed was involved was later found unoccupied in Longford Close, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire and the car driver is being sought.

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Witnesses are being urged to come forward.

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