INFORMATION is being sought after a police vehicle was rammed in Strabane before escaping across the border to Donegal.
There were two police officers injured during the incident which took place around 10pm on Saturday night.
Officers attempted to stop a suspected uninsured vehicle while conducting patrols in the town centre when the vehicle failed to stop.
The vehicle mounted a footpath before ramming the police vehicle and fleeing across the border.
Sergeant McDermott said as a result, two officers were injured and unable to continue their duties.
“The patrol vehicle sustained damage which will render it unusable for the foreseeable.
“This type of behaviour places members of the public and our officers at risk of serious harm and we are lucky not to be dealing with serious injuries,” he said.
The police are appealing to anyone who may have seen the blue Ford Focus in the area or who may have any information or dash cam footage that could assist with enquiries to contact them urgently via 101 quoting reference number 1858of 28/01/23.
A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport.
Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
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