Police arrest woman after pursuit in Melbourne’s south

Police have arrested a 24-year-old Healesville woman following a pursuit in Melbourne’s south this morning.

Police observed an allegedly stolen vehicle driving erratically in East Boundary Road, East Bentleigh about 1.15am.

With assistance from the Air Wing, the vehicle was monitored between East Bentleigh and Sandringham.

After the vehicle continued to drive erratically a pursuit was initiated however the vehicle evaded police and the pursuit was terminated about 1.17am.

A short time later, the vehicle was located abandoned at a hotel car park on Beach Road in Sandringham.

Police, the Air Wing and Dog Squad searched the area and located the woman in nearby beach scrub about 2am and arrested her.

No one was injured during the incident.

The Healesville woman is currently in custody and assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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