An off-duty Essex police officer’s been hurt – trying to stop an elderly man being robbed.
He suffered minor injuries as he attempted to prevent a female suspect getting into a car following the incident in Harlow.
The officer, aged in his 30s, was treated in hospital for his injuries following the incident around 4.40pm yesterday afternoon (Monday, October 12.)
Subsequently two women and a man were arrested.
A 38-year-old woman from Harlow was arrested on suspicion of robbery, drugs offences, dangerous driving and drink driving.
A 30-year-old woman from Harlow was arrested on suspicion of robbery, assaulting a police officer, GBH and an unrelated aggravated burglary.
A 21-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of robbery and drugs offences.
A three-figure sum of cash was stolen from the man, aged in his 70s.