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Police officer hurt in East Kilbride 'hit-and-run'

Police at scene Image copyright Erin Vivers Ferguson
Image caption The alleged incident happened in Ness Drive

A police officer is being treated in hospital after a car was allegedly driven at him in East Kilbride.

The 29-year-old officer, who suffered a leg injury, had been carrying out inquiries in Ness Drive at about 20:30 on Wednesday when the Audi 4 hit him.

The car was later traced and a 38-year-old man was arrested. He is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.

The police officer is in a stable condition in Hairmyres Hospital.

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