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Man in court over police hit-and-run in East Kilbride

Police at scene Image copyright Erin Vivers Ferguson
Image caption The incident happened in Ness Drive, East Kilbride

A man has appeared in court charged with injuring a police officer by dangerous driving and failing to stop after the incident.

Paul MacMillan, 38, is accused of causing serious injury to the 29-year-old officer in East Kilbride on Wednesday night.

MacMillan, from Larkhall, was arrested after the incident in Ness Drive near the John Wright Sports Centre.

He appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court charged with road and drugs offences.

He made no plea or declaration and was released on bail.

He will appear in court at a later date.

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