Two arrested after short BOP pursuit

The two arrested are due to appear in court this month. File photo.

Two people are due to appear in court following a police pursuit in the Bay of Plenty, which lasted only a matter of seconds.

A police spokesperson says a car initially failed to stop when signalled to do so at 12.30am.

A brief pursuit was initiated at the intersection of Stewart and Hinemoa streets in Whakatane.

“It did stop within a matter of seconds though and two people were taken into custody,” says police.

A 23-year-old woman is due to appear in Whakatane District Court today for failing to stop for police.

A 23-year-old man, arrested for aiding dangerous driving and unlawfully taking a motor vehicle.

He is scheduled to appear in court on August 18.


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