A Metropolitan Police officer has been wounded after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident in London.

The officer suffered lower body injuries on Thursday afternoon.

They had been standing outside a stationary police vehicle which was damaged in the incident just before 3pm.

The driver did not stop at the scene in Dartmouth Park Hill in Camden, northwest London.

London Ambulance Service paramedics took the officer to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are now trying to track down the driver and the vehicle.

Anyone who saw the incident or has dashcam or moving footage should call police on 1010 or tweet @MetCC quoting 4030/15APR.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.