Cop deliberately hit by car at Stanhope Gardens shopping centre
Cop deliberately hit by car at Stanhope Gardens shopping centre

Cop run over in deliberate attack in car park

Paramedics are treating a police officer who has been injured after he was deliberately struck by a driver in a suburban shopping centre car park.

The incident occurred about 3pm as shoppers were going about their weekend shopping at the Stanhope Village Shopping Centre, Stanhope Gardens, in north west Sydney.

A police officer was struck down in the car park of the Stanhope Village Shopping Centre. Picture: TNV
A police officer was struck down in the car park of the Stanhope Village Shopping Centre. Picture: TNV

Police have launched a manhunt after the driver is believed to have fled the scene after the incident.

Police say they are currently looking for the driver of a Toyota last seen in the area at the time of the collision.

It is not yet clear what sparked the incident.

Police and paramedics at the scene. Picture: TNV
Police and paramedics at the scene. Picture: TNV

Detectives are on scene talking to witnesses in an attempt to determine the motive of the driver.

The injured officer is currently in a stable condition.

Originally published as Cop run over in deliberate attack in car park

Paramedics treat the officer on the ground of the car park. Picture: TNV
Paramedics treat the officer on the ground of the car park. Picture: TNV
Police officers speak to witnesses at the scene. Picture: TNV
Police officers speak to witnesses at the scene. Picture: TNV

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