Police officer pushed through window of Ilford restaurant after chasing wanted man

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a w

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a wanted man in his 20s. - Credit: @BIZCOMP

The officer suffered non-life threatening head injuries.

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a w

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a wanted man in his 20s. - Credit: @BIZCOMP

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.

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a w

A police officer was pushed through the window of an Ilford restaurant as he attempted to arrest a wanted man in his 20s. - Credit: @BIZCOMP

The man was taken to an east London police station where he remains.