15 Aug 2010

Man arrested after crash in stolen car

10:12 am on 15 August 2010

Police in Auckland have arrested a man after a stolen car was crashed into a traffic light on the North Shore.

The car was stolen from a man in Freemans Bay while he was still driving it.

The driver was forced out and the vehicle was driven north, over the Auckland harbour bridge.

Police pursued the car through Glenfield and onto the motorway, but it crashed into a traffic light.

A man, 22, will appear in court on Monday on a number of charges.