Police officer pushed through window of Ilford restaurant after chasing wanted man
PUBLISHED: 17:43 17 September 2018
The officer suffered non-life threatening head injuries.
A police officer was taken to hospital with head injuries after he was pushed through a shop front in Ilford trying to arrest a wanted man.
Police were on patrol in Cranbrook Road at around 2pm this afternoon (Monday, September 17) when they saw a man in his early 20s who was wanted for failing to appear at court.
After being chased the man was caught and arrested, but during the arrest a police officer was pushed through the window of the Saravanaa Bhavan restaurant.
The officer suffered non-life threatening head injuries and was treated at the scene before being taken to an east London hospital.
The man was taken to an east London police station where he remains.