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Teenager involved in police pursuit - Swansea

Monday, 12 June 2017 03:33:42 PM

A teenage boy has been arrested after a police pursuit in Lake Macquarie.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Traffic and Highway Patrol were patrolling the Pacific Highway, Belmont when they attempted to stop a vehicle for a random breath test, about 4.30am today (Sunday 12 June 2017).

When the vehicle failed to stop, a pursuit was initiated which concluded in Milray Street, Swansea, after the car hit a fence.

The driver, a 14-year-old boy, attempted to flee the scene, and following a short foot pursuit, was arrested.

The boy was taken to Belmont Police Station and charged with unlicensed driver never held, take and drive conveyance and drive manner dangerous police pursuit.

He will be dealt with under the Young Offenders Act.