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Arrest over West Midlands PC hurt in hit-and-run

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image captionThe officer had been responding to a domestic incident on Hatherton Street when she was struck by a car

A police officer has been in hospital for four days after being hit by a car while on a call-out.

West Midlands Police said the 50-year-old suffered a serious head injury, broken ribs and a punctured lung.

She had been responding to a domestic incident when she was struck in Hatherton Street, Walsall, at about 09:00 BST on Thursday.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is in custody.

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Police said the suspect had been located at an address in Birchills, Walsall on Sunday.

The officer remains in hospital recovering form her injuries.

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