Two men in court today after four pursuits within 48 hours at Dubbo

Two men will face court today on charges relating to multiple police pursuits overnight.

About 3.45am yesterday (Sunday 20 October 2019), police from Orana Mid Western Police District were patrolling the Dubbo area when they attempted to stop a beige Nissan Pulsar.

Police allege the vehicle failed to stop and a short pursuit was commenced before the vehicle became stuck on railway tracks and the two male occupants, a driver aged 21 and passenger aged 28, were arrested.

The pair were taken to Dubbo Police Station where the 21-year-old man was charged with drive recklessly and drive during disqualification period.

Following inquiries, the 28-year-old man was charged with outstanding police pursuits at Gundagai, Gunning and Wollongong, as well as a stealing offence at Wollongong, alleged to have occurred within the last 48 hours.

The vehicle was impounded and further inquiries are being conducted relating to property located inside the car.

Both men were bail refused to appear before Dubbo Local Court today (Monday 21 October 2019).

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