A female officer received a nasty head injury after a brick was thrown through the window of her patrol car.
The shocking incident took place last night (Sunday) as she was sitting in a marked police car with another officer in Maytree Close, Chemsley Wood.
She was waiting in the car for a recovery vehicle to arrive as they had suffered a flat tyre when the incident happend at around 11.15pm.
A brick was thrown through the rear window which hit her on the head.
The officer − who doesn’t wish to be named − suffered a head injury that required medical treatment from paramedics.
She suffered minor cuts to the head but was very shaken up and upset about what happened.
The suspect was riding a bike and was dressed in black clothing.
A statement from West Midlands Police said: “We’re appealing for information after one of our officers was hit after a brick was thrown through the window of her car last night (31 January).
“Two officers were sitting in a marked police car in Maytree Close, Chemsley Wood, at around 11.15pm doing some paperwork, while waiting for recovery as they had a flat tyre.
“A brick was thrown through the rear window, which hit one of our officers on the head.
“The officer − who doesn’t wish to be named − suffered a head injury which required medical treatment from our ambulance colleagues.
“Fortunately she is ok − although she is shaken and upset about what happened.
“The suspect was riding a bike and was dressed in black clothing.
“If you saw anything, or know who this may be, please contact us via Live Chat on our website or call us on 101, quoting crime reference number 20SH/29119U/21.”