10 Aug 2016

Man arrested in Auckland after officer hit by car

8:23 am on 10 August 2016

A man who police say was in a fleeing car that knocked down a police officer in Auckland on Saturday has been arrested.

Police say the 44-year-old man failed to stop after hitting the female officer on Mt Albert Rd in Three Kings.

She received medical attention for minor injuries and is now back at work.

Police said the arrested man was located in Mt Albert yesterday and taken into custody.