Police forced to abandon vehicle in FNQ

AAP

Police have been forced to run for their lives after a violent gang turned on them in a remote Cape York community in Queensland

The officers were forced to abandon their vehicle and flee on foot after responding to a disturbance between a large group of people in Pormpuraaw at around 11:30pm on Monday.

They returned to find extensive damage to the vehicle's panels and windows and an investigation is underway.