Three arrests as officer seriously hurt in village attack

Two men and a woman have been arrested after a police officer was seriously injured in an attack outside a village bookmakers.

Sep 19, 2017

Two men and a woman have been arrested after a police officer was seriously injured in an attack outside a village bookmakers. The officer is being treated in hospital after reportedly losing consciousness as a result of the assault near a Mark Jarvis shop in Hexthorpe, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. South Yorkshire Police said officers were called to reports of a vehicle crash around 7.30am on Tuesday (September 19). The extent of the injuries to the officer, who was assaulted as three people fled the area, are not yet known, the force said. Two men and a woman have been detained and are in police custody. Detective Chief Inspector Martin Tate said: “Officers have attended this morning to try and detain someone for a criminal offence. “Unfortunately as part of that, and we don`t know the full circumstances, an officer has been seriously injured and assaulted.”

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