Officers ‘doing okay’ after Ballarat police car ramming

April 24, 2024 4:17 pm in by

The two officers injured in a frightening police car ramming in Mt Clear last week are doing okay after suffering minor injuries.

The alleged driver, a 20-year-old man from Wendouree is now facing multiple charges including aggravated intentional exposure of police to risk by driving, as well as firearms and drug offences.

“They located a knife on him, but we also had a home-made shotgun located in the vehicle.”

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“This is very concerning for us, but the officers did a very good job to get it off the streets,” Acting Superintendent Ben Young said.

The man has been remanded to face Ballarat Magistrates Court on July 18th.