Officer seriously injured as he tried to stop Ford Transit van

A police officer is being treated in hospital with serious injuries after a van was driven at him in a “despicable attack” in Liverpool.

Nov 26, 2017

A police officer is being treated in hospital with serious injuries after a van was driven at him in a “despicable attack” in Liverpool. One man has been arrested and detained in custody as Merseyside Police launched an investigation into the incident on Saturday night (November 25). It happened on Hasfield Road in the Norris Green district of the city when officers tried to stop a white Ford Transit van. The hospitalised officer is not thought to have sustained life-threatening injuries. Detective Chief Inspector Martin Earl said: “This was a despicable attack on a police officer who was simply doing his job, trying to protect the communities of Merseyside. “The officer has sustained serious injuries for which he is receiving treatment. He has also been left extremely shaken by his ordeal.” Det Chief Insp Earl added the officer`s colleagues have been left “shocked” by the incident.

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