POLICE have named a suspect they want to question about the ramming of a police car in Bendigo on Tuesday.
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Zane East, 23, and police have appealed for anyone with information on his whereabouts to come forward.
Detectives say the driver of a stolen car mounted the footpath in Cornish Street, North Bendigo, after the ramming to escape officers.
On Wednesday, officers tried to arrest the driver in Long Gully but he fled, triggering an operation involving at least 20 officers, the dog squad and a helicopter in the Derwent Drive area.
Police towed a red Holden Gemini that was stolen from Numurkah from the scene.
A police spokesperson said officers saw the man, believed to be East, get out of the Gemini sedan about 12.40pm the same day.
The silver Mitsubishi Lancer involved in Tuesday's crash is yet to be located.
Police believe the Lancer was also stolen and was bearing stolen number plates at the time of the crash.
Senior Constable Chris Kirke said East had several links to Bendigo, along with Numurkah and Echuca.
He is 195 centimetres tall and has a thin build.
Police said anyone with information on East's whereabouts could contact Crime Stoppers on 1600 333 000 or the Bendigo Police Station on 5448 1300.
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