Three charged following murder attempt on officer

An officer has been taken to hospital with head injuries following an attempt on his life by a motorist.

Feb 14, 2018
By Joe Shine

The plain clothes officer was struck by a red Vauxhall Astra at Market Square in Aylesbury on Tuesday (February 13).

Following the incident, the vehicle was involved in several road traffic collisions, but nobody else was injured.

The Thames Valley Police officer was discharged from hospital on Tuesday night and is recovering at home.

Four people have since been arrested in connection to the offence, including Corey Allard, 20, who was charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of dangerous driving, as well as two counts of grievous bodily harm for an unrelated offence.

George Michael Green, 23, and Omar Trent Burke, 25, were both charged with oone count of aggravated vehicle taking, assisting an offender and possession of cannabis.

And a 27-year-old woman has been released under investigation.

At 3.18pm the force was alerted to reports that a vehicle had collided with a plain clothes officer at Market Square in Aylesbury.

The vehicle made off following the collision.

It is alleged the individuals in the car were dealing drugs.

Later that day, the Vauxhall Astra was found in Osier Way, but the driver and two passengers – all believed to be male – had made off.

Detective Inspector James Mather said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have information about the incident to please contact police immediately.

“I would particularly like to speak to anyone who has mobile phone or dashcam footage of the incident or the vehicle being driven in the town to come forward.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who saw a vehicle matching the description being driven erratically in the town.

“Thankfully the officer is now recovering at home with support from his family and the force. This incident highlights the sacrifices that police officers and staff make every day to protect the public across the country.”

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