Fleeing motorist in court on drink driving, drugs and weapons charges

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A motorist who fled police will appear in the Christchurch District Court court today accused of drink driving, drug offences and possession of a knife.

Police tried to pull over the 26-year-old man's vehicle on Anzac Drive about 10.40pm on Thursday.

But he failed to stop and a brief chase was initiated then abandoned.

The man then lost control of the vehicle and was arrested on Innes Rd in Mairehau. No one was injured in the crash.

A police spokeswoman said the man is facing a number of charges, including failing to stop, dangerous driving, possession of a knife, drugs offences, and driving with excess breath alcohol.






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