Police officer injured and armed robbery charges in Toowoomba, QLD

Detectives have charged three people after an allegedly stolen vehicle was driven at a police motorcyclist in Toowoomba overnight.

It will be alleged at about 10pm two men and a woman have attended a residence in Esther Street at Mount Lofty and they threatened the male resident with a knife and demanded his Ford Falcon.

At 10.13pm a male police motorcyclist observed the car on Griffith and run a red light at the intersection of Mort Street.

The vehicle turned right into Greenwattle Street and left into Hermitage Road before conducting a three-point turn.

The stolen vehicle has allegedly crossed to the wrong side of the before driving directly at the police motorcycle, hitting the bike and rider.

The vehicle has then driven off on Greenwattle Street and was located by police on Bridge Street at 10.25pm.

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The woman and one of the men were arrested without incident after they fled the vehicle on foot.

The driver allegedly assaulted and bit a police officer while being arrested.

A 29-year-old Toowoomba man is in the hospital under police guard.

A 20-year-old Toowoomba man and a 25-year-old Toowoomba woman have both been charged with one count each of armed robbery, burglary and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

They will appear at the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today, January 24.

The 50-year-old male Sergeant from the Road Policing Command received a dislocated left shoulder, rib, hand and ankle injuries.

The 39-year-old male constable received bite wounds to his left lower arm.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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