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Police Special Sergeant hit by quad bike in Aylesbury

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A witness appeal has been launched by Thames Valley Police following a GBH incident in which a Special Sergeant was hit by a quad bike in Aylesbury.

The incident occurred at about 7.30pm on Saturday 23rd September 2017 on a footpath from Dunsham Lane to Alfred Rose Park.

A Special Sergeant was responding to a number of calls from members of the public who had reported concerns about a quad bike driving at speed in the area of Alfred Rose Park.

The Special Sergeant attended the park and began walking along the footpath. He then saw the quad bike driving towards him. The officer moved out of the way to let the bike pass but it swerved towards him and hit him in the leg.

The Special Sergeant sustained a broken leg as a result of the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Luke Pratt, of Aylesbury Force CID, said: ‘This is a very concerning incident in which it appears that a quad bike has been deliberately driven at an officer.

He has sustained a serious leg injury which has required him to have hospital treatment.

We have made two arrests in connection with this incident, but I would like to appeal for anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has any information relating to it to please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101.

Police arrested a 16 year old boy and a 26 year old man, both from Aylesbury, in connection with the investigation into the incident however both have been released under investigation.

Anyone who may have any information relating to this case is being asked to call 101 quoting reference ‘43170282846’ or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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