Teen charged over Baldivis police chase

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A 17-year-old boy has been charged over an alleged police chase through Baldivis.

Police spotted a stolen Hyundai Elantra travelling along Mennock Approach around 10pm on Monday.

When they activated their lights and sirens the driver allegedly failed to stop.

Police followed the Hyundai for a short time before the occupants abandoned the car on Mundijong Road near the Kwinana Freeway and fled on foot.

After a short chase, police arrested two of the occupants.

Inquiries are continuing into the whereabouts of the third person.

Police allege the Hyundai had been stolen from a carpark in Baldivis earlier in the day.

A 17-year-old boy from Yokine has been charged with stealing a motor vehicle, reckless driving, failing to stop and no authority to drive.

He will appear before the Perth Children's Court today.


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