NSW police  highway patrol car. 07 October 2016
NSW police highway patrol car. 07 October 2016 Trevor Veale

'Scary' police pursuit abandoned as manhunt begins

A CAR detected speeding on the Pacific Highway has led Coffs/Clarence police on a series of pursuits on the highway and through the city earlier this afternoon.

READ THE FULL STORY: Police abandon 'scary' pursuit as ute drives at oncoming cars

A silver-coloured Holden utility was seen driving with excessive speed around 2pm through roadworks on the highway at Glenugie, south of Grafton and was chased by a highway patrol car.

Coffs Clarence police said that a short pursuit ensued, but was terminated shortly after.

The car was again spotted at South Grafton and was chased by what witnesses said was four police cars.



Swim school shuts its doors

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Popular swimming school has lease terminated

WARNING: Wire strung across road

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IN COURT: 69 people facing Grafton court today

premium_icon IN COURT: 69 people facing Grafton court today

Here's a list of everyone appearing in court today, August 19