Police officer taken to hospital after graveyard attack

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A Police Officer has been taken to hospital after being attacked and knocked unconscious in a graveyard in Kent.

Police Hour understands that the police officers was assaulted by a group of people within the graveyard which is located near Manston Road in Ramsgate.

The incident happened on Friday night, local area searches have been carried out with the support of the police helicopter but no arrests have been made.

Kent Police said: “The officer is reported to have been knocked unconscious after being assaulted by a group of people in a graveyard at about 9.50pm.

“He was treated at the scene for a head injury and has been taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

“We are carrying out searches of the local area and are being assisted by the National Police Air Service helicopter.”