North Yorkshire Police has appealed for information/witnesses after a police officer was seriously injured when approaching a suspicious vehicle in Harrogate.
The incident happened at around 15:20 hours on Tuesday 16th March when officers approached what the force has described as a ‘suspicious vehicle’ in Bewerley Road that had three people in it.
The vehicle, a green Vauxhall Insignia, struck the police officer as it fled. The officer was taken to hospital with what police have described as a ‘serious leg injury’.
The vehicle was found by officers a short while later.
Three people aged 24, 30 and 35, all from Leeds, have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police via 101 quoting reference number 12210078916.
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