Police charge man after police pursuit at Terrigal

A man will face court today on multiple charges following a police pursuit on the Central Coast.

About 3.50pm yesterday (Friday 21 February 2020), officers attached to the Brisbane Water Proactive Crime Team observed a Toyota Corolla, alleged to be stolen, driving along Bellbird Avenue, Terrigal.

A pursuit was initiated before the driver allegedly rammed an unmarked police vehicle.

Due to safety concerns, the pursuit was terminated.

Following further inquiries, police attended a unit on Campbell Crescent, Terrigal and located a 28-year-old man in the bathroom. As officers attempted to apprehend the man, he allegedly resisted and following a short struggle he was placed under arrest.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with police pursuit, use offensive weapon to avoid apprehension, resist arrest, drive conveyance without consent of owner, never licensed person drive vehicle on road and use class A vehicle displaying misleading number-plate.

The man was bail refused to appear at Gosford Local Court today (Saturday 22 February 2020).

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