Do you know these men? Pair attempt to run over police
UPDATE 5.15 PM
MORE images have been released of two men police believe attempted to run over police officers in a Maroochydore car park.
Around 3pm on Thursday police conducting patrols inside a Plaza Parade, Maroochydore shopping centre noticed two men behaving suspiciously.
The men attempted to get into a silver Holden Commodore bearing Qld registration 952TUQ, when police called out to the pair.
When police approached the passenger side of the car to speak to the men the driver allegedly reversed the vehicle causing the officer to have to run with the car to avoid being run over.
The vehicle has then stopped, driven forward towards the officer who jumped out of the way to avoid being hit.
The car sped away from police and was later sighted around 3.30pm on the Bruce Highway heading towards Caboolture.
Police attempted to intercept the vehicle which failed to stop. The car was last seen turning onto the Pumsicestone Road on ramp.
No one was injured as a result of the incidents.
The male driver is described as aged in his mid 20's, with a thin build and dark hair. He was wearing a grey coloured shirt with yellow writing down the left side, black sunglasses with a silver strip, and had a tattoo on the right side of his neck. He was approximately 180cm tall.
The second man is described as being in his early to mid 20's, approximately 175cm tall with very short brown hair and a slim build. He was wearing a white "Lonsdale" muscle type shirt.
Police have released images of two men they believe attempted to run over police officers in a Maroochydore car park.
The two men pictured alleged reversed their car in the Officeworks car park at Sunshine Plaza yesterday afternoon.
Their actions forced police, who were attempting to talk to the men, to take evasive action and jump out of the way.
They reversed their car quickly out of the car park and fled down the Bruce Highway. They were last seen at Caboolture.
Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
POLICE were last night hunting for two men who allegedly tried to hit a police officer with their car in a Maroochydore carpark.
Officers approached two men in the carpark near Officeworks about 3pm yesterday, when the pair jumped into their silver sedan.
It is alleged the driver quickly reversed the car with the door open, which forced the officer to jump out of the way.
The pair fled and police followed.
The car made its way on to the Bruce Highway, towards Caboolture, where Beerwah police assisted in the pursuit. The vehicle was last seen on Pumicestone Road at Caboolture.
A Police Media spokesman said the pair was believed to have been involved in a petrol drive off earlier in the day. Police were uninjured in the incident.