Police pursue stolen vehicle through BOP
UPDATED 11.59AM: A man is facing a number of driving related charges following a pursuit in the Bay of Plenty today.
Police spotted a stolen vehicle in Rotorua earlier this morning and signalled it to stop.
“The vehicle failed to stop and fled,” says a police spokesperson.
“Police followed the fleeing vehicle towards State Highway 36 before spikes were deployed near Mangatoi Road.
“The vehicle came to a halt and one person was arrested without further incident.”
A 32-year-old man is due to appear in Rotorua District Court tomorrow charged with various driving offences.
A police vehicle has been severely damaged following a pursuit in the Bay of Plenty.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the vehicle has severe damage to its side.
"It's on Mangatoi Road, near State Highway 36.
"There are a lot of police cars around."
SunLive has contacted police and will update this story as soon as we can.
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