Hunt on for driver after police car is rammed in North Rocky
POLICE are still hunting for a driver who allegedly rammed a police car as it drove along a North Rockhampton street.
Initial reports indicate the police car was rammed by a bronze 2015 Camry sedan on Armstrong Ln about 2pm yesterday.
The officer was attending a Painswick St address and pulled up in the driveway, when a vehicle there then reversed at speed hitting the police car and pushing it side-ways before speeding off.
While the officer was not injured, the police car was disabled after the collision after the front passenger side of the vehicle sustained "moderate" damage.
It's believed that the driver was not in the vehicle when the officer approached him, but got in the vehicle once he saw the police car and rammed into the vehicle.
The Camry turned left onto Musgrave St and was later dumped outside flats in a Koongal street.
It is believed a woman parked the car and left the scene in a blue Toyota Camry.
She then returned a short time later to remove a baby seat from the car before leaving again.
As police converged on the area, police officers apprehended a man seen running across a field near the Salad Bowl on Lakes Creek Rd.
He turned out to be a man on a jog and he was quickly released.
The car was towed about 4.30pm, with Scenes of Crime officers expected to examine it last night.
The driver of the vehicle is believed to be known to police and known to carry firearms.
Police were unable to confirm details last night.