Teen makes no bail application over attempted murder of officer

UPDATE: THE teen accused of attempted murder of a police officer after hitting him with a car in Logan has made no bail application in court this morning.

The young males family apologised to the officer who was injured in the pursuit.

UPDATE: A TEENAGER will front court for attempted murder, after hitting a police officer with his car in Logan on Wednesday.


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The 17-year-old from Logan Central is one of three youths charged over the incident, which began when two allegedly stolen vehicles were spotted being driven dangerously across Logan.

A police helicopter tracked the cars as they evaded officers, before they were separately stopped using tyre spikes.

Police allege an officer was struck by one of the vehicles when it was driven at him, causing injuries to his legs and shoulder.

The driver has been charged with attempted murder, the dangerous operation and unlawful use of a vehicle, failing to stop and unlicensed driving.

Two other males, also 17, have been similarly charged.

The trio will appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Thursday.

The officer was taken to the Mater Hospital in a stable condition.

EARLIER: A POLICE officer has been struck down by a car during an hour long pursuit South of Brisbane.

A police helicopter and patrol cars began tracking two stolen cars at Chambers Flat, Logan at 9:00am this morning.

The offenders entered a busy main road travelling in the wrong direction when a police officer attempted to deploy road spikes to end the pursuit.

The officer was struck by a car and taken to hospital with shoulder injuries.

Offenders have been caught.

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