Woman arrested after SH33 chase

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An 18-year-old woman has been arrested following a pursuit which ended near Paengaroa.

A police media spokesperson says the pursuit happened on Friday just after 9am.

“Police attempted to stop a suspected drink driver on Te Ngae Road in Rotorua at around 9.24am. The driver failed to stop.

“Police cars were stationed and road spikes were successfully deployed on SH 33 at Paengaroa.

“Traffic in the area was stopped and diverted for a time for safety reasons.”

“An 18-year-old woman has been arrested and spoken to.”

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