A Police Officer responding to a crash has been left fighting for his life after being attacked. Thankfully the officer who has not been named condition has improved to stable following this truely shocking incident.
He was responding to reports of a crash on Cleveland Street, Doncaster on Tuesday, September 19th.
Three people made off from the scene and ran off towards Cherry Tree Lane where the officer confronted them and was attacked.
Eyewitnesses have told Police Hour that the officer lost consciousness at the scene within Sheardown Street, in the village of Hexthrope near Doncaster
He was then rushed to hospital on blue lights following the attack, Police have a cordon in place while forensic officers are examining the scene
A spokeswoman said a male police officer suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in connection to an incident on Cherry Tree Lane. He is currently in hospital. She added reports the officer had been stabbed were not correct.
Police have now released an update confirming that the cop aged 45 who is very experienced is now in a stable condition.
Three people, two men and a woman, have been arrested. They remain in police custody.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police Hour’s thoughts and thanks go out to this police constable this evening thank you for your bravery putting yourself before others.