Man dies, police injured during attempted arrest in Qld

A man has died and two officers have been injured following an attempted arrest in Toowoomba this afternoon.

Just before 12.30pm, police were called to Stone Street in Wilsonton following reports of a man allegedly trying to steal a car.

“It is believed when officers attempted to arrest the 27-year-old man, he suffered a medical episode and was declared deceased at the scene,” Qld Police said in a statement.


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The two officers involved were also taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for treatment to injuries they suffered during the incident.

The Ethical Standards Command is investigating on behalf of the State Coroner.