On the 15-10-12 just before 6.00 pm a police officer intercepted an adult male after he was speeding along the Mallee Highway in Northern Victoria. The male reported a positive breath test for alcohol and then refused to be compliant and proceeded to physically assault the police officer before fleeing in the police vehicle. The male was arrested a short time later and taken into custody. The police officer was treated at the Swan Hill Hospital for serious injuries and later released.

If you have been the victim of a crime while at work, such as a physical assault, contact Victims of Crime Compensation Victoria for financial assistance on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquiry form at www.victimsofcrime.com.au

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