Police arrest five teens after pursuit – St Ives

Five teens have been arrested following a pursuit with a stolen Land Rover Discovery overnight.

About 12.55am (Monday 14 June 2021), The Hills Highway Patrol officers noticed a grey Land Rover Discovery travelling at speed on the M2 Motorway, North Ryde.

Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over however, it failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

Police pursued the vehicle through North Ryde, Lane Cove and Gordon, before road spikes were successfully deployed on Mona Vale Road, St Ives.

The Land Rover eventually stopped on Palm St, St Ives, about 1.10am (Monday 14 June 2021), before five teens fled on foot.

All five males – three aged 15, one aged 16 and one aged 17 – were arrested a short time later and taken to Hornsby Police Station.

Following routine checks, police established the vehicle was stolen.

Inquiries are continuing.

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.

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