Driver jailed after dragging police officer in road

A driver who dragged a police officer along the road as she tried to stop him has been jailed for three years.

The constable suffered severe bruising in the incident in Corporation Street, Rochester, on 20 August last year.

Jonathan Cooper, 32, of Sundridge Drive, Chatham, was given concurrent sentences of eight months for dangerous driving and three years for grievous bodily harm.

Maidstone Crown Court also disqualified him from driving for four years.

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