Car pursuit leads to arrest

Share Canberra's trusted news:

A POLICE pursuit through Lyons and Phillip has ended in an arrest.

The pursuit began at about 4.20pm yesterday, when police spotted a Holden Commodore speeding along Hilder Street in Weston.

After seeing the car do a burn-out, police attempted to stop the car but the driver failed to stop. A pursuit began, but police lost the sight of the car on Hindmarsh Drive.

Police said at about 4.35pm, a caller reported a Holden Commodore was dumped and a man was seen running from the car to Waramanga shops.

Police identified and arrested the described man at the Waramanga shops.

The Holden Commodore was later reported stolen.

The man was charged with performing a burnout in a vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without consent and driving while right to drive was suspended. He faces ACT Magistrates Court today.

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleANU research goes digital
Next articleSpeak out on human rights

Leave a Reply