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Dereham police officer assaulted after pursuit

PUBLISHED: 12:47 05 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:52 05 November 2017

Picture: Archant library.

Picture: Archant library.

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A Dereham police officer was assaulted after being involved in a short pursuit.

Officers tried to stop the motorist during the early hours of Saturday morning and were then involved in a pursuit, before eventually pulling him over.

He was arrested for multiple offences, including failing to stop, driving with excess alcohol, driving while disqualified, dangerous driving and assaulting a PC.

He has been remanded in custody until Monday, November 6, when he will appear in court.

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