(Central Saanich Police)

Central Saanich police are seeking witnesses following an incident where the driver of a large truck drove over the hood of a police cruiser Tuesday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 3:50 p.m. today when a Central Saanich police officer was attempting to stop a green 4×4 Dodge pick-up at the Co-op gas station on West Saanich Road for a traffic violation.

The driver of the truck drove the vehicle onto the hood of the police cruiser then pushed it aside before fleeing the scene.

Police described the suspect as Caucasian and approximately 25 to 30 years old. He was wearing a mask and long sleeve sweater. The truck did not have a front license plate.

The officer was not injured during the incident.

Police are asking people to not approach the driver if seen and to call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Central Saanich Police at 250-652-4441. Or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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