Police officer pushed through window of Ilford restaurant after chasing wanted man
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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.
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The man was taken to an east London police station where he remains.
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