Police allegedly assaulted during chase

There were two police pursuits in Christchurch on Saturday night and another on Monday morning.
A 27-year-old woman has been charged with endangering transport and assaults police. Photo: Files
A woman has been charged with assaulting police after a pursuit in North Otago.

A pursuit started when a vehicle failed to stop for police in north Oamaru about 4.15pm yesterday, a police spokeswoman said.

It ended about 4.50pm in Duthie Rd in the Danseys Pass area, with police arresting two people.

Two people were taken into custody.

A 32-year-old man has been charged with a range of offences including failing to stop, endangering transport and aggravated assault.

A 27-year-old woman has been charged with endangering transport and assaults police.

Both are due to appear in the Timaru District Court on Monday.

Police said as the matter was before the courts they were unable to comment further.

 

 

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