More arrests after police officer hit by car

Further arrests have been made after a car hit and injured a police officer.

Two more people were arrested on Friday night and a white Dacia Jogger Expression believed to be used in the assault had already been seized by police.

Wiltshire Police continue to appeal information about the incident, which happened in a field in Conscience Lane, near Devizes, on 1 June.

The latest arrests are of a woman, 44, from Devizes, on suspicion of conspiring to cause GBH with intent and a drugs offence, while the other is of a Trowbridge woman, 36, on suspicion of conspiring to pervert the course and justice.

The officer's injuries needed hospital treatment, but he has been discharged and is recovering at home.

Police have called it a "serious incident" and said the investigation was "continuing at pace".

A 20-year-old man from Trowbridge, arrested on suspicion of assault, attempting to cause GBH with intent, and driving without a licence, remains in custody.

A Bristol woman, 22, was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and has been released on bail.

A man in his 30s from Twerton, near Bath, has since been released without charge.

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