Evade Police Arrest Bibra Lake

Cannington Detectives have charged a 44-year-old Maddington man in relation to an incident last night, Wednesday 13 January 2021, in which the driver of a stolen vehicle failed to stop for police.

It is alleged that driver was first sighted recklessly driving in Dalkeith around 7:30pm, before moving into Claremont and then onto Stirling Highway towards Fremantle, failing to stop for police on a number of occasions.

The driver was then sighted by police near Winterfold Road and Carrington Street before continuing down Stock Road towards Bibra Lake, where a tyre deflation device was deployed, causing the vehicle to come to a stop.

The driver was taken into custody and conveyed to Cannington Police Station where he was charged with a number of offences including:

• Reckless driving to escape pursuit by police

• Armed robbery

• Steal motor vehicle

• Gave false personal details to a public officer

• Two counts of trespass

• Two counts of stealing

He is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 14 January 2021.

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