Suspect who rammed police vehicle sought; officer injured

Victoria police are searching for a suspect after a reportedly impaired driver rammed a police vehicle and injured an officer.

The incident happened Sunday in a parking lot in the 3100 block of Douglas Street, near Mayfair Shopping Centre, when the officer responded to call about a driver who appeared to be going in and out of consciousness.

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As the officer arrived, the driver woke up and tried to flee, hitting the police vehicle in the process. The officer in the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was not able to return to work.

Police ask anyone with information to call them at 250-995-7654.

 

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