Police have launched an appeal after an officer was hit after a brick was thrown through the window of her car in Birmingham.

The incident took place when two officers were sitting in a marked police car doing some paperwork in Maytree Close, Chemsley Wood at around 11.15pm on January 31.

The West Midlands Police officer suffered a head injury after a brick was thrown at a police carWMP
The West Midlands Police officer suffered a head injury after a brick was thrown at a police car

While waiting for recovery as they had a flat tyre, a brick was thrown through the rear window, hitting one of the officers on the head, causing visible injuries.

The officer − who doesn’t wish to be named − suffered a head injury which required medical treatment from our ambulance colleagues.

The police car with a smashed window after a brick was thrown at the vehicle WMP
The police car with a smashed window after a brick was thrown at the vehicle

West Midlands Police said it was fortunate “she is ok”, although the officer “is shaken and upset about what happened”.

On Twitter, Soho Road Police described the incident as “disgraceful”.

In a statement, the force described the suspect as “riding a bike and was dressed in black clothing” and have asked anyone with information to contact them on 101.

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