Man arrested for attempted murder of a PC in Lancaster

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder a police officer in Lancaster.

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 3:24 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:30 pm
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At around 1.40pm on March 30, officers attempted to stop a car in Quernmore Road.

A police spokesman said that during the incident a Vauxhall Corsa was involved in a collision with a police car, and an officer suffered hand injuries.

The officer was on foot at the time of the incident.

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The driver of the Corsa was detained at the scene, while the officer, a PC, was treated at hospital.

He has since been discharged.

A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in custody.

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