10-year-old charged after Withers police chase

South Western Times

Bunbury Police have charged a 10-year-old boy after a police chase in Withers on Thursday night.

About 10.10pm, police spotted a Toyota Landcruiser — which had been reported stolen earlier in the night — driving on Parade Road.

When police attempted to stop the vehicle it allegedly sped off onto Hudson Road and was later stopped on Halsey Street in South Bunbury.

The boy will face Bunbury Children’s Court today facing four charges, including stealing a motor vehicle and reckless driving to escape pursuit by police.

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