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Two police officers hit by car when responding to burglary

The incident happened on Westacre Crescent, in Wolverhampton. Photo: Google Maps

Two police officers have been injured when a car drove into them when responding to reports of burglary.

The two officers were called to reports of a burglary of some garages in Westacre Crescent, in Wolverhampton, in the early hours of 4 November.

Whilst checking the area, a blue Peugeot 407 estate car was driven at them at approximately 00:30, leaving both officers in injured.

One officer remains in hospital with leg injuries and the other has since been released from hospital with minor injuries.

The car was later recovered by police and is undergoing forensic examination.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 79 04/11 or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.