BERKSHIRE Breaking Wokingham

Female Police officer hospitalised after attack

A police officer has ended up in the hospital with a broken leg, after she was attacked in Crowthorne.

Police were called to the High Street near Lidl at around 8.30pm on Monday (April 15) following reports of a woman being abusive to members of the public.

During the incident, a police officer suffered a broken leg which required hospital treatment. She remains in hospital at this time.

A woman from the local area was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm without intent. She has been questioned and has been released on police bail until 9 May.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Clare Hickman of Bracknell and Wokingham CID, said:

“I am appealing to anybody who witnessed this incident or who may have captured the incident on dash-cam to contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190114679.

“An officer suffered a serious leg injury as a result of this incident, and I am certain that this will have been witnessed by members of the public.

“I am urging anybody who has any information that can assist with the investigation to make contact with us on 101.