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Police operation underway in Dubbo

Thursday, 20 April 2023 01:00:05 PM

A police operation is underway in Dubbo following an alleged vehicle theft and subsequent pursuit.

About 10.30am (Thursday 20 April 2023), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attempted to stop a Toyota Fortuner on Armstrong Crescent at Dubbo, due to its manner of driving.

The Toyota failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated; however, was terminated due to safety concerns.

Checks revealed the Toyota was reportedly stolen from a Dubbo residence early this morning following and involved in a prior pursuit with around 3am.

Further reports have been made to police by motorists who have seen the vehicle allegedly driving in a dangerous manner throughout Dubbo.

Following inquiries, the vehicle was located abandoned in Tink Avenue, South Dubbo.

Police have established a perimeter and are searching the surrounding area for those involved.

As inquires continue, anyone with any information or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Dubbo Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.