Police officer seriously injured by car- man arrested

A police officer carrying out a routine stop has been left seriously injured by a driver who allegedly left the scene

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Man arrested for attempted murder after policeman hit by car

A 27 year old man from Rochester has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident between a gold Volkswagen Golf and a police officer who was carrying out an enquiry with the driver of the vehicle at the time.

The man attended Maidstone Police Station voluntarily at about 1.15 this afternoon and is being questioned by police.

The incident happened at about 6.45pm on Saturday 26 July on London Road, at the New Hythe Lane junction, in Larkfield. The male officer, a local constable based at Tonbridge police station, is recovering in a London hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

Police are seeking witnesses to the incident and would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time to contact Kent Police on 01634 884 010 quoting reference number 261607.

Hit-and-run officer "stable" : witnesses sought

An on-duty police officer carrying out a routine vehicle stop has been left seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver.

A gold Volkswagen Golf collided with the constable in London Road, Larkfield, Kent, at about 6.45pm last night and failed to stop.

The injured Tonbridge-based Pc was taken to a London hospital, where his condition was described as serious but stable.

A Kent Police spokeswoman said: "The car failed to stop at the scene of the collision and inquiries are ongoing by officers to locate the driver.

"In the meantime, Kent Police would like to thank members of the public for all their help, best wishes and responses so far."

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Police officer seriously injured in car incident

Kent Police are investigating Credit: Meridian

A police officer carrying out a routine stop has been left seriously injured by a car which left the scene The car collided with the officer in London Road, Larkfield, Kent, just before 7pm last night and allegedly failed to stop. The injured policeman was taken to a London hospital for treatment to serious injuries, although his condition has not been disclosed. A Kent Police spokeswoman said efforts were being made to try to trace the car and the driver.

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