Police deploy road spikes to stop fleeing vehicle in Christchurch

Photo: File
Photo: File
Road spikes were used to stop a motorist attempting to flee police in Christchurch in the early hours of this morning.

A police spokeswoman said one person has been arrested after the vehicle failed to stop and was spiked on Colombo St, Sydenham, about 2.25am on Thursday.

The vehicle's occupants fled the scene on foot but one person was later found by police and arrested on Milton St.

They have not been charged yet, the spokeswoman said.

 

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Local trusted journalism matters - now more than ever

As the Covid-19 pandemic brings the world into uncharted waters, Star Media journalists and photographers continue to report local stories that matter everyday - yours.

For more than 152 years our journalists have provided Cantabrians with local news that can be trusted. It’s more important now than ever to keep Cantabrians connected.

As our advertising has fallen during the pandemic, support from you our reader is crucial.

You can help us continue to provide local news you can trust simply by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter