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Carjacking during police pursuit

Police arrested the group around 5.15pm on Tuesday.

Four people are in police custody after a pursuit and carjacking,

The incident began when police noticed a stolen vehicle in Ngatea area at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.

Police signalled for the vehicle to stop but it fled, says a police spokesperson.

"We pursued for a short time before we abandoned."

As police were attempting to relocate the vehicle, the occupants dumped their original vehicle and stole another vehicle off a member of the public, who police say was uninjured.

"That vehicle was then located at around 5.15pm in the Hauraki area."

Four people were arrested and are in police custody.

-Stuff.co.nz/Jo Lines-MacKenzie

 

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chase

Posted on 17-04-2019 10:30 | By dumbkof2

those nasty policemen chasing the poor innocent crims again. when is it going to stop.