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Cycle patrol policeman "deliberately" run over in south London

The 39-year-old officer needed hospital treatment after being struck as he attempted to stop a car as it travelled through Peckham on Wednesday afternoon. Detectives say he was "extremely fortunate" to have escaped without serious harm, although he sustained arm and leg injuries in the collision.

The vehicle appeared to deliberately run over the officer who had got off his bicycle. He was struck by the car and ended up on the bonnet before falling to the ground. "The suspects drove off at speed in the direction of Peckham, via Camberwell Green Road. "The 39-year-old male police constable was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a south London hospital with leg and arm injuries. He has since been discharged and is recovering at home."

– Police Spokesman


Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of police officer

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer appeared to be deliberately run over in Lambeth. The 39 year old constable was attempting to stop a car on Kennington Park Road on Wednesday afternoon. He was hit and suffered leg and arm injuries. Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

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