Police officer hit by car

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Bishops Cleeve.

A female police officer was injured after being hit by a car, it happened at around 7.30 on Friday morning on the Cheltenham Road.

The car failed to stop and a vehicle matching the same description collided with the garden wall of a home on Station Road a few minutes later.
The officer has been taken to hospital to be treated for injuries, which are not considered to be life threatening.
The man was arrested in Bishops Cleeve at approximately 12.15pm and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 0845 090 1234 quoting incident number 447 of April 6. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 .

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