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Vic policeman whacked on head with stick

A driver has been pepper-sprayed and arrested after allegedly attacking a police officer with a stick in Melbourne.

The 20-year-old man is accused of grabbing a stick from the back of his car and hitting the male senior constable's head after being intercepted at Hallam, in southeast Melbourne, on Sunday morning.

He fled the scene before being pepper-sprayed and arrested, and was due to be interviewed over numerous matters including assaulting police.

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