Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 5:46pm |

Fleeing driver incident - Gisborne

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Two youths have been arrested after allegedly fleeing Police in a stolen vehicle in Gisborne this afternoon.

Police located the silver Honda Torneo on Tiniroto Road around 1.25pm.

The driver failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated.

Police lost sight of the fleeing vehicle and the pursuit was abandoned.

It was then located on Brunton Road a short time later.

Road spikes were successfully deployed and the vehicle came to a stop on Bell Road.

The two occupants were taken into Police custody.

A 15-year-old will appear at the Gisborne Youth Court tomorrow on driving and dishonesty charges.

A 13-year-old will appear in Youth Court next month on a charge of unlawfully getting in to a vehicle.

Anyone who may have further information on this incident is encouraged to contact Police on 06-869 0200.


Issued by Police Media Centre