Man accused of mowing down Qld cop arrested on the Gold Coast

A man who police allege was behind the wheel of a stolen car that struck a police officer in Brisbane earlier this week has been arrested on the Gold Coast.

The 19-year-old was tracked down at a home on Collie Crescent in Ormeau Hills around 7.45pm on Friday.

“Police will allege the man was the driver of Mercedes C250 sedan that struck Senior Constable Luke Zannier on Orange Grove Road on Wednesday,” Queensland Police said.


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The man, from Marsden, has been charged with one count each of attempt to murder, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

He has also been chargd with failure to comply with requirement to stop vehicle, driver fail to remain at incident and render assistance and disqualified driving.

He’s been denied police bail to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

Meantime, police are appealing for help to locate a second man by the name of Cody William Harrison.

PHOTO: Cody William Harrison | Supplied by Qld Police

Detectives are appealing for the 29-year-old to come forward or make contact.

“Additionally, anyone that knows about Cody’s current whereabouts is also urged to speak with detectives and information can be provided anonymously,” police said.

“Investigators would also like to thank the community for their assistance with the investigation to date and are continuing to encourage witnesses or those with footage, who have not yet come forward, to contact police”.

Senior Constable Luke Zannier is continuing to recover in hospital.