Police officer suffers broken shoulder while chasing suspect at retail park in Sheffield

A police officer suffered a broken shoulder after he fell while chasing a suspect at a retail park in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 7:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 5:41 pm

The officer was involved in a foot chase at Drakehouse Retail Park, near Beighton, when he fell yesterday.

He suffered a broken and dislocated shoulder and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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South Yorkshire Police said: “He wanted us to pass on his sincere thanks to the members of the public who stopped to help him, while he waited for other officers and paramedics to arrive.

“It’s great to know that people will stop to help a stricken officer and potentially putting themselves at risk.”