Police officer injured, Southport

Detectives are appealing for information after a police officer was injured at Southport overnight.

Just after 11:30pm last night, police attended a service station on Olsen Road when they noticed a group of people behaving suspiciously inside a parked car.

A 48-year-old male senior constable has approached the vehicle to investigate the suspicious activity between the five occupants when the driver reversed into the officer.

He was knocked to the ground, hitting his head. The officer was conveyed to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The silver Ford Falcon failed to stop and left the service station along Olsen Avenue.

Anyone who has information on the silver Ford Falcon, bearing false Queensland registration plates 268 GYZ, is urged to contact police.

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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