Pursuit of vehicle at Ipswich

A man has been charged following a police pursuit through Ipswich overnight.

Police will allege, at approximately 9.15pm a black Mercedes bearing false number plates was sighted by Polair.

The vehicle was driving dangerously and at high speed through Brisbane towards Ipswich.

Police on the ground successfully deployed a tyre deflation device on the Warrego Highway, Marburg at 9.50pm.

The vehicle continued to drive on the highway and police entered a pursuit that ended shortly after when the vehicle came to a stop as a result of the tyres disintegrating. The driver was arrested at the scene.

A 29-year-old Collingwood Park man has been charged with multiple dangerous driving, evasion and property offences. He is expected to appear before the Ipswich Magistrates Court on May 25.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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

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