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Man charged after hit-and-run on police car in Solihull

Solihull Editorial 29th Aug, 2019   0

A MAN has been charged after a police car was involved in a hit-and-run in Solihull while responding to an emergency.

The alleged incident took place at the junction of Grove Lane and Lode Lane at around 11.30am yesterday (August 28).

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “The other car involved in the collision left the scene, but was later recovered.

“A man was located at a nearby property and arrested in connection with the incident.

“The two police officers in the car were taken to hospital as a precaution.”

An update today reads: “Christopher Williams, of Highwood Avenue, Solihull, has been charged with driving without due care and attention, failing to stop following a road accident, driving without insurance and driving without a licence.

“The 46-year-old is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow (August 30).”

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote log number 913 of 28/08.

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