Police car rammed before officers attacked in Upper Coomera

A MAN has allegedly rammed a police car before assaulting two officers in Upper Coomera last night.

Just after 10pm, police performing patrols noticed a car containing a person of interest parked in a Reserve Road shopping centre car park.

Officers parked behind the man's car but it will be alleged he reversed his vehicle into the front of the police car, causing damage to the bonnet and left headlight.

Police report a short struggle ensued which resulted in a police officer being kicked and punched to the face.

A 25-year-old Thornlands man has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, two counts of serious assault police, two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, possession of a knife in a public place, receiving tainted property, possessing drug paraphernalia and possessing property suspected of having been used in connection with the commission of a drug offence.

He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.



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