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Three charged after M1 pursuit

Dumped vehicle at Erina shopping centre.

Three charged after M1 pursuit


A man's spent the past two night behind bars, after allegedly driving a stolen car on the wrong side of the M1 during a police pursuit which began at Somersby.

Police say it ended at Erina when a trio of men, all in their twenties, allegedly dumped the vehicle in a shopping centre carpark.

All three were arrested and charged.

The 26 year old driver was refused bail in court yesterday, to reappear in Gosford Local Court today.

While a 23 year old passenger also fronted court and was granted conditional bail.

The third person allegedly involved will front the magistrate next month. 


SUNDAY: Three men, all aged in their 20s, are facing court after a pursuit north of Sydney yesterday afternoon

The pursuit with the stolen Toyota Prado commenced at Somersby around 3pm.

The vehicle travelled on the wrong side of the M1, with police terminating the pursuit. Assistance was provided by PolAir.

The offenders dumped the vehicle at an Erina shopping centre and fled on foot.

They were subsequently arrested by police and taken to Gosford Police Station.

A 26 year-old man was charged with 20 offences including revocation of parole, police pursuit (Skye’s Law), drive manner dangerous, driving while disqualified and take and drive conveyance, He was refused bail and will appear in Wyong Local Court later today.

Two men, aged 23 and 26, were each charged with being carried in a conveyance and resisting arrest. The 23 year-old will appear in Wyong Local Court later today.

The 26 year-old was granted conditional bail and will appear in Gosford Local Court on 8 August.