Police officer hit by car in Warilla

A man will face Port Kembla Local Court on Friday charged with clipping a police officer with a car and ramming several other vehicles at a Warilla block of units.

Lake Illawarra police charged the man, aged in his 20s, with malicious damage, driving under the influence of alcohol and using a weapon to avoid arrest.

The charges came after an alleged incident at a unit block on Shellharbour Road, Warilla.

He was refused bail and will front Port Kembla Local Court on Friday.