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Police officers mown down in Wolverhampton hit-and-run

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Image caption The two officers were hit by a Peugeot 407 on Westacre Crescent in Wolverhampton

Two police officers were mown down in a hit-and-run as they attended a suspected burglary.

A female police officer is in hospital with leg injuries after the pair were hit near garages on Westacre Crescent, Wolverhampton, at 00:30 GMT on Saturday.

A male officer suffered minor injuries and was released from hospital.

West Midlands Police said a blue Peugeot 407 estate car "was driven at" the two officers who were both hurt.

A car was later recovered by police in Windmill Crescent and is undergoing forensic examination.

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