Spikes deployed during police pursuit
Police are on the hunt for the occupants of a vehicle which led officers on a pursuit in the Bay of Plenty overnight.
At around 7.30pm, officers were carrying out a routine traffic stop on River Road, Kawerau, says a police spokesperson.
"During this time a vehicle fled from the scene. The vehicle failed to stop after being signalled to by Police and a pursuit was initiated.
"Spikes were successfully deployed and the vehicle crashed into a paddock a short time later on East Bank Road."
No injuries were reported.
"The occupants of the vehicle fled on foot and remain outstanding.
"Police are working to locate them."