UK: Police officer run over with own police car by assailant

Posted on August 11, 2019 9:03 pm

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A man was arrested over the weekend for attempted murder after he allegedly ran over a police officer with his own patrol vehicle in the city of Birmingham.

According to a report from The Guardian, the incident began while a police officer was trailing a stolen Range Rover Sport in the south Birmingham suburb of Moseley on Saturday afternoon.

While trying to arrest the suspect, the officer was “violently assaulted and punched to the ground” before the suspect stole the police car and ran over the officer with it.

West Midlands Police reported that the assailant drove the police car