Three men and a woman arrested after being spotted in stolen car

Four people have been arrested after police identified a stolen vehicle travelling through several suburbs of Geelong early this morning.

The Nissan Patrol was first spotted by a police unit in Melbourne Road, North Geelong about 1.15am.

Geelong units, assisted by the Air Wing, tracked the SUV through several suburbs including South Geelong and Belmont.

The vehicle came to a stop in Thomson where two men and a woman jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot.

Officers were able to catch up with the trio and they were arrested nearby.

The driver took off and was followed by police to Belmont where he was arrested by police.

It is believed the SUV was stolen from St Albans on Thursday 4 December.

A 50-year-old Corio man has been charged with theft of motor vehicle, reckless conducting endangering life, driving whilst disqualified and committing an offence while on bail.

A 41-year-old Thomson man has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle and committing an offence while on bail.

A 39-year-old Norlane man has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

A 34-year-old Thomson women has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle and bailed to appear in court at a later date.

The three men are in custody and are due to appear before a Bail Justice today.

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