A POLICE officer was injured while stopping a vehicle with no insurance at the weekend.

The vehicle was stopped by police in High Street in Clun, near Craven Arms just after 4pm on Saturday.

During the incident, a police officer was injured before the vehicle crashed into a wall.

The officer received hospital treatment and has since been discharged.

A 22-year-old woman was arrested and has been released under investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Nally said: "Thankfully the officer was not more seriously injured and has now been able to return to duty.

"An investigation is now on-going to establish the circumstances of the incident."

Any witnesses should ring West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 528s 100819 or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.