Police lay charges after evade in Melbourne’s south 25 October

A man has been charged following an alleged evade in Melbourne’s south this morning.

Officers were patrolling along Selandra Boulevard in Clyde North when they observed the white Toyota Camry about 2.50am.

They attempted to intercept the vehicle, but the driver failed to stop and drove off at an alleged high speed.

The vehicle was monitored by the Airwing and was observed to be driving erratically along the Westernport Highway and into Carrum Downs.

It is alleged the driver drove at speeds in excess of 120 km/h in an 80km/h along Ballarto Road in Carrum Downs and on the wrong side of the road.

The driver entered an underground car park at a Frankston shopping centre and the airwing were able to direct units on the ground to where the vehicle was.

Officers observed the vehicle exit the shopping centre and intercepted the car at the intersection of Karingal Drive and Derna Crescent without incident.

The 34-year-old man has been charged with:

• Theft of motor vehicle;

• Obtain property by deception;

• Drive in a manner dangerous (while being pursued);

• Evade police;

• Fail to stop when directed;

• Traffic offences; and

• Commit indictable offence whilst on bail

He was remanded and will appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court today.

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