Police arrest woman after pursuit in Morwell

Morwell police arrested a 56-year-old woman following a pursuit in Morwell last night.

Police were called to Commercial Road in regard to a welfare check on a woman in a car just after 7.30pm.

Officers and a member of the public attempted to speak to the woman when she drove off and hit the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was not injured.

A pursuit was initiated at low speed through the streets of Morwell.

The female driver stopped in Grant Street where she was arrested, and her vehicle impounded.

A Churchill woman is currently in custody.

Investigators are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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