South Bruce OPP were hunting for a black pickup truck at last report after it struck two police cruisers and injured an officer, who fired at the suspect with unknown results Thursday.
Police said in a news release Thursday night that just before 8:30 a.m. police were investigating a suspect vehicle with one occupant on Greenock-Elderslie Townline in Arran-Elderslie.
“During the investigation, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, striking two police cruisers and injuring an officer. The injured officer discharged a firearm at the suspect with unknown results,” the news release said.
The South Bruce OPP officer sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital by Bruce County Paramedic Services for treatment.
Police continue to search for the both the suspect and the suspect vehicle, which is described as a black Dodge 3500 dually pickup truck with bar lights on the top.
Members of the South Bruce OPP Crime Unit, with the assistance of OPP emergency response team, technical collision investigation and forensic identification services continue to investigate.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a web tip at www.cstip.ca.