Police chase through Gunnedah
|01/07/2018||Posted by admin under 南京夜网||
A HIGH-speed rampage from Newcastle to Boggabri on Saturday included a pursuit through Gunnedah.
A man has been charged following an alleged break-in, robbery with wounding, and pursuit, in a rampage that included three stolen cars and an attack on a good samaritan.
The spree began about 2.45am on Saturday, when a white Holden Rodeo was stolen from a home on Macquarie Road, Fennell Bay.
Officers from Oxley Local Area Command began investigations after the theft was reported by the car’s owner.
A man driving a white Holden Rodeo allegedly attended service station on Mayne Street, Murrurundi and put petrol in the car before driving off without paying at 3.15pm the same day.
While on their way to the incident, police received reports of a Holden Rodeo allegedly driving erratically in Tamworth.
A police chase began after the Rodeo was spotted in Peel Street.
Police ended the pursuit after a short time due to safety concerns.
The Holden Rodeo allegedly continued and collided with two vehicles on Jewry Street, before the driver pulled into a property on Oxley Highway, Bective. The home on the property was broken into and cash and alcohol was stolen and the Holden Rodeo was set on fire.
A Toyota Corolla was stolen from the Bective home. A short time later, the Toyota was allegedly seen by Gunnedah police who pursued the vehicle.
Again, the chase was ended shortly after due to safety concerns.
The Corolla was driven to Manilla Road, Boggabri, where it allegedly crashed. The driver of passing Holden Commodore, a 45-year-old man, stopped to help the driver.
The man in the Corolla allegedly punched the Holden driver and hit him over the head with a bottle, before stealing the Commodore.
The 45-year-old man suffered a deep laceration to the back of his head and was taken to Gunnedah Hospital. He has since been released.
A short time later the Holden was seen by police on Boggabri-Manilla Road, who pursued the vehicle. The Commodore crashed into a barbed wire fence and the driver ran from car.
Police chased the man on foot and during the arrest of the 33-year-old man, he allegedly punched officers. He was taken to Tamworth Police Station.
He has been charged with 16 offences including robbery armed with an offensive weapon; two counts of steal motor vehicle; break, enter and steal, three counts of Skye’s law, assault police and aggravated robbery inflict actual bodily harm.
The man was refused bail to appear at Tamworth Bail Court.
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