Three teenagers have been charged following multiple pursuits through Sydney’s west and south west overnight.
About 2am (Tuesday 15 June 2021), officers from Campbelltown Traffic and Highway Patrol were patrolling Minto when they detected a Toyota Prado 4WD, that had been reported stolen, travelling along Ben Lomond Road.
Police attempted to stop the vehicle on Durham Street, but the vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.
The pursuit was terminated in Leumeah due to the manner of driving.
A short time later, the 4WD was sighted on the Hume Highway, Woodbine, travelling in company with a Nissan Qashqai SUV, that had also been reported stolen earlier this month.
Officers attempted to stop the SUV, which failed to do so, and a pursuit was initiated and terminated a short time later.
Both vehicles were located on Narellan Road, Campbelltown, with the occupants of the 4WD abandoning the vehicle and boarding the SUV. The vehicle then fled the scene and continued along the Hunter Highway and onto the M7 Motorway.
A pursuit was initiated, and police will allege the occupants of the SUV allegedly threw objects from the vehicle, narrowly missing the police vehicles behind them. The pursuit was terminated soon after.
The SUV was abandoned on Warriewood Place, Woodbine, and the occupants fled the area on foot.
With assistance from PolAir, four teenagers were arrested near Fullwood Place, Claymore, about 3.30am and taken to Campbelltown Police Station.
A 16-year-old boy was charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, and possess prohibited drug.
Second 16-year-old boy was charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner and custody of knife in public place.
A 15-year-old boy was charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, affray, assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company of others, assault officer in execution of duty, and resisting arrest.
All three teens were refused bail to appear in Campbelltown Local Court today (Tuesday 15 June 2021).
A 17-year-old boy from Ruse was released pending further inquiries.
The two vehicles have been seized for forensic examination and inquiries are continuing.