Man allegedly rams Gold Coast police car before hiding behind a wall

A man has been arrested after ramming a police vehicle with a stolen car in Surfers Paradise overnight.

Officers observed a Kia hatch with stolen plates near Stanhill Drive around 1.00 am when it tried to make a multi-point turn in the street to avoid police.

It then struck the police vehicle twice despite the police vehicle not moving.


The stolen car then drove off up Darrambal Street.

Police say they did not pursue the car but were able to track it using camera in Surfers Paradise.

It was found abandoned along Peninsula Drive a short time later.

The dog squad was then called in before a 28-year-old Logan man was found hiding behind a wall in Leonard Avenue just after 2.00 am.

The man’s been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, evasion offence, driving of motor vehicle without a driver licence SPER Susp (Qld Lic), stealing, burglary and commit indictable offence, serious assault police officer, Fail to comply with duties of driver involved in a crash and give the drivers required particulars to any other driver and 2 x receiving tainted property.

He’s due to front court in Southport today.

The car was taken from a home in Acacia Ridge late last month.

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