Man charged following pursuit, NSW

A man has been charged following a pursuit in Coffs Harbour at the weekend., NSW Police say

Just before 10.30pm on Saturday (1 December 2018), officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District saw a Holden Commodore on Ocean Parade and attempted to pull it over.

The Holden failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

When the Holden stopped in Phillip Street, officers went to approach the vehicle; however, it reversed smashing into the front of the police vehicle. The Holden sped off.

Police pursued the vehicle on to the M1 and through a number of streets in the Coffs Harbour area.

When the vehicle stopped on the Pacific Highway at Urunga, the driver, a 32-year-old man was arrested.

During a search of the vehicle, officers located and seized stolen property, ammunition and fraudulent number plates.

He was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station and charged with police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, never licensed person drive vehicle on road, possess property stolen outside NSW, possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, and possess housebreaking implements.

The man was refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court today (Monday 3 December 2018).

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