Toukley residents have sprung into action, after an unlicensed teen driver gave police the slip early this morning.
Officers tried to stop the 17-year-old after his ute ran a red light on Main Road around 12:30.
He kept going, sparking a chase.
Police say members of the public guided them to the teen’s location after the pursuit had to be abandoned.
The Norah Head local's been charged with four driving offences and has been bailed to face court at a later date.