Campbelltown pursuit ends in Helensburgh

September 27, 2023 9:30 am in by
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A man has been charged following a pursuit on the Sydney’s south yesterday.

Just before 2pm (Tuesday 26 September 2023), police attached to Campbelltown Police Area Command attempted to stop a red van travelling through the Campbelltown area.

The vehicle failed to stop, and officers lost sight of the vehicle.

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With assistance from PolAir, the vehicle was sighted within the Wollongong area where a short pursuit commenced, however was terminated due to safety reasons.

A short time later, the van was located on Park Road, Helensburgh, having collided with several civilian and police vehicles before stopping.

The driver – a 29-year-old man – was taken to Wollongong Hospital for assessment while the passenger – a 34-year-old woman – has been taken to Wollongong Police Station where she is assisting police with inquiries.

Upon release from hospital, the 29-year-old man was taken to Wollongong Police Station where he was charged with 12 offences, the man was refused to appear before Wollongong Local Court tomorrow, Thursday 28 September 2023.