Police officer dragged along the road after leaning into driver's window in Leeds

A police sergeant ended up being dragged along a road while trying to speak to a suspect in Leeds.

Sunday, 29th April 2018, 10:35 am
Updated Sunday, 29th April 2018, 10:41 am

The officer, from a west Leeds patrol team, was leaning into the car to speak to the driver when the man drove away, dragging the sergeant with him.

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West Yorkshire Police confirmed his injuries were minor but posted a photo of him with his arm in a sling to highlight the issue of assaults on officers.

The vehicle was pursued and the suspect was arrested.