A 21 year old man has been charged with attempted murder after it’s alleged he struck a police officer with his car just after midnight on Saturday.
The incident happened near Jane Street and Wilson Avenue when according to police, a car failed to stop when officers attempted to pull it over for driving the wrong way down the road.
The car was pursued by police and cornered and as they attempted to approach the car on foot, the driver drove at one of the officers striking him before driving off.
The suspect and 2 others were apprehended at a nearby property and taken into custody, it’s not yet known if the other two individuals will face charges.
The accused is due to appear in court on Sunday morning at Old City Hall and also faces charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and driving without insurance.