Three in custody after northern suburbs pursuit, South Australia

Three passengers in a stolen car have been arrested following a pursuit at Dry Creek early this morning.

Just before 12.45am, Tuesday 9 June, police were patrolling Cavan Road when they spotted a stolen car ahead of them. The patrol attempted to stop the car but the driver refused to stop. The Magna was pursued along Cavan Road for a short distance before turning onto Port Wakefield Road and then Waterloo Corner Road where it turned into back streets.

Patrols lost sight of the car for a short time before spotting it again on Diment Road. Spikes were deployed successfully on Waterloo Corner Road, Burton. The car came to a stop a short time later, the male driver ran from the car. Three women remain in the car where they were arrested.

Cordons were set up around the area and a dog patrol was called in but the driver was not located.

The car had been stolen from a house in Elizabeth East about 11pm, last night (Monday 8 June).

The three woman aged 25, 26 and 33 from Elizabeth East, Elizabeth South and Blair Athol were charged with failing to truly answer and illegal use of a motor vehicle. The women aged 25 and 33 were bailed to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 26 June. The 26-year-old woman was remanded in custody and will appear in court today.

Police are following positive lines of inquiry to locate the driver.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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