Hunt for shooters underway

September 27, 2022 5:08 pm in by

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Investigations are underway after shots were fired at two police vehicles near New Norfolk overnight.

No one was physically injured in the incident, however, one police vehicle was shot a number of times.

Shots were fired at a police vehicle with two police officers when they were travelling to to arrest an alleged family violence offender near Glenfern about 11.50pm on Monday night. 

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Shortly afterwards, another police vehicle with one officer was driving along Boyer Road to attend the scene when a dark coloured 4WD vehicle driving towards Bridgewater passed and shots were again fired.

The police vehicle was not damaged on this occasion.

Numerous police officers are currently in the New Norfolk and Bridgewater areas conducting searches to locate the offender.

Anyone with information should call police on 131444 or report to Crimestoppers anonymously at