Shot fired at police car at Lake Macquarie

25/09/2018 Posted by admin

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One of two northbound lanes have been closed on the Pacific Highway near Jewells.

TweetFacebookLAKE Macquarie police are on the hunt after a rifle was pointed from a car and fired at officers in pursuit of the vehicle.

The dog squad attempted to pull the Holden Commodoreover on the Pacific Highway at Jewells about 3.30am on Thursday for a minor traffic offence.

The car sped off and a pursuit began.

However, a short time later police said a rifle was pointed out the window and a single shot was firedat an officer.

The pursuit was terminated.

The officer was not injured.

Police set up a crime scene and closed a section of the Pacific Highway on Thursday morning while they investigated.

Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Lake Macquarie detectives on4922 8899.

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