Police have released images of the person of interest and the vehicle he is believed to be driving as investigations continue into an incident where shots were fired at two police vehicles near New Norfolk overnight.
Significant police resources including the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, drones and specialist resources, are currently searching for Robert George Greig, 33, of Brighton, and a blue Holden Colorado 4WD registration YD08IP that he is believed to be driving.
No one was physically injured in the incident however one police vehicle was shot a number of times.
Shots were fired at a police vehicle with two police officers when they were travelling to to arrest an alleged family violence offender near Glenfern about 11.50pm last night.
Shortly afterwards, another police vehicle with one officer was driving along Boyer Road to attend the scene when a dark coloured 4WD vehicle driving towards Bridgewater passed and shots were again fired. The police vehicle was not damaged on this occasion.
Members of the public who have seen Mr Greig or the vehicle he is believed to be driving are asked to not approach him but instead call Police on 131444.
Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at crimestopperstas.com.au