Police officer breaks leg whilst chasing suspect in Torquay


A police officer suffered a broken leg whilst chasing a suspect on foot in Torquay last night.

The incident is reported to have happened when police were called to a house party that got out of hand.

It is understood that the injury was accidental and not a result of an assault.

Supt Jacqui Hawley Posted on Twitter: “Sorry to hear one of our S.Devon officers been injured giving chase last night. Wishing a speedy recovery

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