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."
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