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Police officer critically injured after Doncaster assault

A police officer is critically injured in hospital after being assaulted in Doncaster.

Police guard at scene in Hexthorpe in Doncaster Credit: ITV Yorkshire

He was called out to reports of a crash on Cleveland Street at around 7.30 am this morning Tuesday September 19. Three people then ran off towards Cherry Tree Lane, where he confronted them.

The scene of the crash at Cleveland Street in Doncaster Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A spokeswoman said a male police officer suffered potentially life threatening injuries in connection to an incident on Cherry Tree Lane. He is currently in hospital. She added reports the officer had been stabbed were not correct.

Three people, two men and a woman, have been arrested. They remain in police custody.

Police are appealing for witnesses.