Teenage boy charged after pursuit in allegedly stolen car - Willmott

Thursday, 27 April 2023 04:08:41 PM

A teenage boy has been charged after leading police on a pursuit in an allegedly stolen car today.

Just before 11am today (Thursday 27 April 2023), police received a report of a car stolen from Mercator Crescent, Willmott.

A short time later, officers attached to Mount Druitt Police District attempted to stop a blue Ford Focus on Palmyra Ave, Willmot.

When the car allegedly failed to stop as directed, a pursuit was initiated.

The car was monitored through a number of suburbs, before coming to a stop in Cedarwood Crescent, Cranebrook.

A 17-year-old male – the sole occupant of the vehicle – allegedly fled the scene on foot, before he was arrested nearby.

The boy was taken to Mount Druitt Police Station, where he was charged with take and drive conveyance without consent, never licenced person drive on road, and police pursuit - not stop, drive recklessly.

He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at a children’s court on Monday 5 June 2023.

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.