Police dog Razor locates offender after evade police incident

Regional Investigations Unit detectives with the assistance of Police Dog Razor and his handler have arrested a man after an evade police incident that occurred early this morning, Thursday 14 May 2020.

Just after midnight, officers sighted a Mitsubishi ASX SUV driving at speed on Hicks Road in Gosnells. It is alleged the driver failed to stop when directed to do so by officers.

It is alleged the driver continued through various streets within Gosnells before travelling onto the Tonkin Highway. A tyre deflation device was utilised on Tonkin Highway successfully and the vehicle came to a stop in the emergency lane across from Elson Way/Epson Ave in Redcliffe.

The driver fled on foot through a pedestrian access way and Police Dog Razor was deployed. PD Razor tracked the offender and located him hiding under a vehicle in the driveway of a home in Elson Way. PD Razor apprehended the man who was taken into custody.

A 25-year-old man from Brabham is due to appear before the Armadale Magistrates Court today, 14 May 2020 charged with:-

• Reckless Driving to Escape Pursuit by Police;

• Driver of a Vehicle Failed to Comply with a Direction to Stop (Circumstance of Aggravation); and

• No Authority to Drive (fines suspended).

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