Pursuit of stolen car and assault charge, Inala to Booval

Police are investigating following the alleged assault of a man and subsequent pursuit of a stolen vehicle from Inala to Booval early this morning.

At about 1am police were called to a Sanderling Street address in Inala following reports a 26-year-old man was allegedly assaulted by three men with a baseball bat and tasered by an electronic device.

Police will allege the three men and a woman present during the assault were not known to the victim.

The men and woman left prior to police arrival in a stolen Volkswagen Golf.

POLAIR assisted police tracking the vehicle before a successful tyre deflation device was deployed on Thomas Street in Bundamba, with the car continuing along Brisbane Road.

A short pursuit commenced as the car allegedly continued to drive dangerously on the wrong side of the road between Pemberton Street and Glebe Road. A short time later the car lost control, crashing into a gutter along Stafford Street.

Police arrested a 23-year-old Doolandella woman at the scene before she was transported to the Richlands Watchhouse.

She was later charged with armed robbery in company, assault police, obstruct police, attempted enter dwelling with intent and is due to appear at Richlands Magistrates Court today (March 5).

The alleged driver, a 31-year-old man, ran from the crash however was tracked by POLAIR and dog squad and arrested nearby. The man sustained a dog bite during the arrest and was assessed by paramedics on the scene before being transported to Ipswich Hospital.

He is currently assisting with enquiries.

Two men are still outstanding and were not in the vehicle when it crashed. Police are appealing for anyone who may have information to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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