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Teens charged following police pursuit - Dubbo

Monday, 26 July 2021 11:46:41 AM

Two teenagers have been charged following a police pursuit in Dubbo overnight.

About 6.30pm (Sunday 25 July 2021), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District responded to reports a white Toyota Camry had been stolen from an address on Wingewarra Street, Dubbo.

Police conducted a canvass of the area and located the vehicle on Websdale Drive.

Officers indicated for the driver to stop; however, the vehicle drove away from police and a pursuit was initiated.

A short time later, the Camry collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Taylor and Tamworth streets, causing both vehicles to come to stop.

The occupant of the second vehicle, a 79-year-old man, was treated at the scene for multiple injuries. He was taken to Dubbo Base Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The occupants of the stolen Camry, two boys aged 13, were arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

They were not injured.

One boy was charged with enter vehicle without consent of owner (two counts), steal motor vehicle, police pursuit, negligent driving, and unlicensed driver.

The second boy was charged with enter vehicle without consent of owner (two counts), steal motor vehicle, police pursuit, and carry cutting weapon upon apprehension.

They were bail refused to appear before a children’s court today (Monday 26 July 2021).