AN appeal has been put out for dashcam footage to help police identify a driver who rammed a marked police vehicle, Saturday 18 May.
Members of the Somerville Highway Patrol were on Cranbourne Road at around 2am and had checked the speed of a brown Land Rover Discovery. The police car did a u-turn to follow the vehicle, which stopped at a red light near Lee Street.
With both vehicles stopped at the red light, the brown Land Rover reversed into the police vehicle, causing extensive damage to the front of the car. The car then fled towards Frankston.
The car had the false number plate ABP 926.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au