A police officer is in hospital after being struck by a car in the early hours of the morning.

The officer was injured after being struck by a car in Chigwell Road at around 12,10am on Monday, January 6.

A search is being carried out for the driver who left the scene, police say.

The officer is in hospital with injuries described as “not life-threatening”.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

If you have information or witnessed the incident call 101 and quote CAD 0043/6JAN.

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