Police cars were damaged after officers tried to stop a car in Folkestone. Picture: Kent_999s on Twitter
A man has been arrested after three police officers were injured
and patrol cars damaged in Folkestone.
Police were following a red Ford Ka that had first been spotted
in Folkestone Road, Dover, at 3.40pm yesterday.
Officers followed the car into Folkestone town
centre before stopping it in Park Farm Road at about
Kent Police said three police officers suffered whiplash
injuries and three patrol vehicles were damaged as the car was
made to stop.
Two other vehicles were also damaged, but the drivers were not
Police officers were injured while trying to stop this Ford Ka in Folkestone. Picture: Kent_999s on Twitter
A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous
driving, driving while unfit and assaulting police officers.
He is in custody at Folkestone police station.
Park Farm Road had to be closed for several hours while
investigations were carried out and for the vehicles to be