Update: Officer victim in hit and run in Chatham
A police officer who was struck by a car in a routine check
has been has been discharged from hospital.
A manhunt was launched after the
incident at 6.50pm yesterday (see left, photo: @carl_burton).
The officer was hit after getting out
of his car and carrying out the routine stop on the vehicle in
Luton Road, Chatham.
This then drove off and was later
found abandoned in Constitution Road.
The police helicopter was scrambled to
help trace the driver, and the officer was taken to hospital
to have his injuries assessed. He was discharged last
The suspect has not been located and
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