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Investigation underway after video of reckless driving in police car emerges online

An investigation is underway after a video of a police car driving recklessly emerged on social media.

Source: 1 NEWS

In the video, the police car was driven in reverse before being spun around with screeching tyres, then speeding off past a crowd of people.

A police spokesperson says they are trying to work out why the car was being driven eratically.

They say they will be speaking to those involved.

It is understood the incident took place at a boy racer event near Hamilton.

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