Police car rammed in Braeside

Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after a police car was rammed during a hoon meet in Braeside shortly before 11pm on Monday, Victoria Police say.

A patrolling police van noticed several vehicles heading towards the vicinity of Lakewood Boulevard where they located about 20 vehicles and between 30-50 people gathered.

On police arrival, the crowd and vehicles have fled.

One vehicle, a white Toyota Landcruiser 4WD, has driven directly at the stationary police car, swerving away at the last moment but side-swiping the van before driving off.

It’s believed the 4WD was seen driving erratically on Eastlink shortly after.

Neither policeman was injured during the incident.

Police are searching for anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw a white 4WD driving erratically on Eastlink shortly after 11pm on Monday night is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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