Two arrested; investigations continue after pursuit – Southern Tablelands

Two people have been arrested and inquiries continue to locate two others following a pursuit in the state’s Southern Tablelands.

About 7.20am (Sunday 6 October 2019), Traffic and Highway Patrol officers attached to The Hume Police District attempted to stop two vehicles travelling south on the Hume Highway, Marulan, due to manner of driving.

Both vehicles failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

Road spikes were successfully deployed on a Toyota Camry on the Hume Highway near the Federal Highway. A man and woman were arrested at the scene and taken to Goulburn Police Station to assist with inquiries.

The second vehicle, a Subaru sedan, continued to travel along the Federal Highway, before the pursuit was terminated due to dangerous driving.

A short time later, road spikes were deployed at the Sutton Road overpass, Sutton, and the vehicle came to a stop just before Eaglehawk. The occupants, believed to be a man and woman, fled the scene on foot in a northerly direction.

A search perimeter was established with assistance from Monaro Police District and the ACT Police.

As inquiries continue to locate the pair, police area urging anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The man has been released pending further inquiries and the woman is expected to be charged.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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