PCSO hit by car in Ilfracombe


- Credit: Archant

Driver is alleged to have failed to stop for police during routine parking operation.

A PCSO has been struck by a car during in an alleged hit and run during a routine school run parking operation in Ilfracombe.

Police had been tackling congestion and parking problems outside Ilfracombe Junior School after concerns from parents and staff.

Throughout a week police and civil enforcement officers were there moving cars on or issuing tickets.

But on Tuesday, October 1 one woman is alleged to have refused to stop for police and her car collided with a police community support officer before she drove off.

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The officer is understood to have suffered minor hand injuries.

Police said the driver was reported for traffic offences.

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