17 Jul 2008

Three in court following police pursuit

7:47 am on 17 July 2008

Three people are to appear in Oamaru District court following a police pursuit on Wednesday night.

The pursuit began just after 11pm on secondary roads south of Oamaru, until the Corolla car headed south on State Highway 1.

Police say after about half an hour, the Corolla blew its gearbox and came to a stop.

They say the car had been stolen from Dunedin, and a car that was shadowing the pursuit was also stolen.

One of the men stopped had a warrant out for his arrest.

Two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old girl will face a raft of charges in the Oamaru District court on Thursday.