Dangerous operation at Burpengary

A man has been charged with a number of serious offences after allegedly crashing a stolen vehicle in Burpengary this morning.

It will be alleged at around 10.40am police conducting patrols observed a stolen white Mitsubishi ASX travelling along Station Road before catching up to the vehicle in a cul-de-sac on Merle Street.

It is further alleged the car was driven straight at police, narrowly missing their vehicle before fleeing the scene.

As officers travelled along Station Road the same stolen ASX allegedly approached them from behind at speed before attempting to turn into Melinda Street.

The vehicle collided with a traffic island and the alleged driver ran from the wreckage.

A 28-year-old man was arrested by attending crews a short time later. It is further alleged that while in custody the man shoulder charged police and attempted to flee again.

An officer sustained minor injuries as a result.

A 28-year-old Caboolture man has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, serious assault police drink driving, driving unlicensed, evasion, failure to comply with duties of driver involved in a crash, failure to give way and two counts of unlawful possession of suspected stolen property.

He is due to appear in Caboolture Magistrates Court tomorrow (November 2).

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