A POLICE officer was struck by a red Ranger Rover Evoque in Bracknell yesterday evening.

At about 6.45pm on Wednesday, May 19, officers tried to stop two cars on Stoney Road, Bracknell.

One of the cars then struck a police officer who was on foot.

The Red Range Rover then drove off, crashing with another car belonging to a member of the public.

Bracknell News:

Police describe the car as having a black roof, which may have damage to its front.

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The officer was taken to hospital but has since been discharged.

Three arrests have been made in connection with this incident.

Two people remain in police custody including a 29-year-old woman from Slough and a 29-year-old woman from Twickenham.

The woman from Slough has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 GBH with intent and driving a motor vehicle dangerously.

The woman from Twickenham has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Police have also arrested a 25-year-old man from Bracknell on suspicion of Section 18 GBH with intent.

He has been released under investigation.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Steve Kania, of Force CID based at Loddon Valley police station, said: “We are investigating this incident after one of our officers was struck by a vehicle.

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“The officer in case was taken to hospital but has now been discharged and is recovering.

“We are appealing for anyone with information or dash-cam footage of the incident to please call 101 quoting reference 43210216736.

“We are also looking to trace the red Range Rover Evoque, which may have damage to the front and also possbily a cracked windscreen.

“If you wish to report anonymously you can so by calling the independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”