Man charged after officer injured in Speke

A man has been charged after an officer was struck by a scrambler bike in Speke on Friday 28 July.

Just after 3pm, police received a report that a scrambler bike was driven at officers on Alderfield Drive, which injured a police community support officer (PCSO).

The PCSO, who sustained facial injuries and trauma to his leg and back, was taken to hospital and is now recovering at home from the incident. 

David Dunbavin, aged 19, of Liverpool has been charged with the following offences:

Causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Using a motor vehicle on a road / public place without third party insurance.

Driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

Driving a vehicle involved in a road accident and failing to report the accident.

He has been remanded into custody and will appear at Wirral Magistrates Court on Monday 31 July.

If you have any further information or have captured CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident on Friday 28 July please DM @MerPolCC, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook quoting with reference 23000685388.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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