Two charged after police pursuit on Pacific Hwy

POLICE spotting a silver-coloured coupe allegedly stolen during a break-in at Tweed Heads late last week has led to men being arrested at Arrawarra Beach.

Just before 8.30am on Saturday, Highway Patrol officers were conducting stationary speed enforcement duties on the Pacific Hwy at Glenugie.

A Hyundai Veloster drove past the officers heading south. A pursuit commenced when the Hyundai allegedly failed to stop for police.

The pursuit was terminated a short time later for public safety reasons.

Later at about 1pm, police received information that the Hyundai was parked at a caravan park at Arrawarra Beach.

Officers conducted surveillance on the vehicle and around 30 minutes later, two men were arrested and conveyed to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

A 21-year-old man was charged with aggravated break and enter in company, take and drive conveyance, police pursuit, not stop (Skye's Law)', exceed speed by more than 45kmh, negligent driving and driving in dangerous manner.

A 23-year-old man was charged with aggravated break and enter in company and take and drive conveyance.

Inquiries have revealed the two men are also allegedly wanted for outstanding arrest warrants in Queensland.

Both men were refused bail to appear before Coffs Harbour Local Court today.



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