Police officer left with serious injuries after being hit by car in North Yorkshire

A police officer was left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Harrogate.

A police officer was injured when approaching a suspicious vehicle in Harrogate

Three people aged 24, 30 and 35, all from Leeds, have been arrested and remain in custody.

North Yorkshire Police said the officer was injured when approaching a suspicious vehicle in Bewerley Road, Harrogate, at 3.20pm on March 16.

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A statement said: "The vehicle, a green Vauxhall Insignia, collided with the police officer, resulting in him falling over. The officer has been taken to hospital with a serious leg injury.

"The vehicle made off but was found a short time later.

"Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police. Dial 101, press 1 and ask to speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12210078916 when passing on any information."