Wild police chase

Wild police chase


A Mount Nasura man will face court next month after he allegedly led police on a pursuit through several streets in Maddington last week.

About 10.30pm on July 19 police were patrolling the Maddington area when they observed a Nissan Pulsar on Gosnells Road West, allegedly with two different registration plates.

Police will allege that when they activated their emergency lights and sirens in an attempt to stop the vehicle, the driver accelerated away, travelling through several streets before the car had a mechanical malfunction.

The car then came to a stop on Apley Street and the man ran from the vehicle.

He was apprehended by police nearby without further incident.

A 37-year-old man was charged with being the driver of a vehicle, failing to comply with a direction to stop in the circumstance of aggravation, reckless driving to escape pursuit by police, no authority to drive (with fines suspended).

Police will allege the man used an unlicensed vehicle on a road and drove/caused/permitted a vehicle with a forged/replica/false plate to be driven on a road.

He will appear at the Armadale Magistrates Court on August 3.