Police officer seriously hurt dealing with domestic disturbance

A POLICE officer has been badly hurt while dealing with a domestic disturbance in Leek.

The officer was taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital suffering from serious leg injuries after being hit by a car.

A 32 year old man was arrested in connection with the incident which occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance at residential property in Kiln Lane at around 4.15am.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident 126 of May 6.