Car catches fire following police chase

The incident happened at 4am. File photo.

A police chase in the Western Bay of Plenty ended with a vehicle catching fire this morning.

A driver failed to stop for police at around 4am and fled in Whakamarama.

A police spokesperson says the car caught fire and was abandoned a couple of minutes later on Sargent Drive.

“Two people were immediately taken into custody.

“One other has been located and police are working to take them into custody also.”

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