Two police officers have been knocked down and injured in a hit-and-run incident.

The officers were struck by a car in Harpurhey, north Manchester, on Sunday night.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said: "At approximately 10.45pm last night two GMP officers had stopped another car. When they got out to speak to the occupants it was driven into them. The vehicle then left the scene.

"One of the officers has some broken bones and the other has a fractured skull. They are in a stable condition in hospital."

Two people were arrested over the incident.