Three young persons have been detained after a pursuit with a stolen ute in Sydney’s west.
About 8.50pm (Thursday 18 April 2019), a stolen Toyota Hilux was travelling west on the Great Western Highway at Minchinbury when police attempted to stop the vehicle.
The Toyota didn’t pull over, and a pursuit was initiated.
The vehicle was monitored by Pol Air, to Carpenter Street at St Marys where it was abandoned by the occupants.
Police arrested three males nearby and they were conveyed to Riverstone Police Station.
A search of and near the vehicle revealed a machete, a baseball bat, balaclavas and gloves.
A 17-year-old male was charged with drive conveyance without consent of owner, drive while disqualified – 2nd offence and police pursuit.
The teenager was refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court today (Friday 19 April 2019).
Another 17-year-old male and an 18-year-old man were released pending further inquiries.
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.