Police Officer hit by lorry being treat as attempted murder

A Police Officer is in a serious condition after being pinned between a lorry and his police car in a hit and run incident. 

Detectives are now treating the incident as attempted murder. 

The lorry driver drove into the officer as he approached his lorry on foot. 

The officer was investigating the theft of a cash machine in Cullyhanna, County Armagh when th  lorry drove at him and smashed the officer in to the parked police car.  

The police officer was airlifted to hospital in Belfast.