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An 18 year-old whose attempt to flee a policeman resulted in the officer falling through a roof, has been sentenced for assaults on other officers.
Connor Moore was given 18 months in a young offender's institution for three assaults on police officers and taking a motor vehicle without consent.
PC Chris Hardaway remains in hospital this weekend following the injuries he received yesterday
The 26 year old police officer from Bristol was seriously injured after falling through a garage roof while chasing a suspected burglar.
The Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police, Nick Gargan, has tweeted that police officer Chris Hardaway is now conscious after his roof fall in the early hours of the morning:
PC Hardaway's older brother has also taken to Twitter to thank police and hospital staff:
A police officer from Bristol has been seriously injured after falling through a garage roof while chasing a suspected burglar. Chris Hardaway, who's 26, suffered serious head injuries after crashing through the roof in Redland early this morning.
He's currently in Frenchay Hospital in a critical condition. Colleagues today described Mr Hardaway as "brave and courageous".
The officer in charge of the investigation into the incident in Bristol in which a policeman was critically injured has appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Chief Inspector Sonny Walker says there were plenty of people about when 26 year old PC Christopher Hardaway suffered serious head injuries after falling through a garage roof while chasing a suspect last night.
This is the scene of the accident in Bristol which left a police officer in a critical condition in hospital after he fell through a garage roof this morning.
The Assistant Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police has described PC Chris Hardaway who was injured while chasing a suspect as "brave and courageous."
The Assistant Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police has described an officer injured while chasing a suspect as "brave and courageous."
PC Chris Hardaway suffered serious head injuries when he fell through a garage roof this morning.
Assistant Chief Constable Anthony Bangham said: "This kind of feat is part and parcel of the daily business of our officers.
"Christopher has been seriously injured and is undergoing emergency surgery and our thoughts are with him and his family at this time."
A police officer is in a critical condition in Bristol after falling through the roof of a garage whilst chasing a suspect.
PC Chris Hardaway suffered serious head injuries when he fell this morning. He was pursuing a man who was 'acting suspiciously'.