Two Peninsula teens who led Brisbane Water Police on a pursuit through Woy Woy in a stolen vehicle have fronted Woy Woy Children’s Court.
At about 3pm on Friday, October 18, police attached to Brisbane Water Police were driving on Waratah Ave, Woy Woy, when they observed a silver Nissan Dualis turn off Angler St.
Police immediately recognised this vehicle to be a stolen, matching reports of a vehicle stolen from East Gosford earlier in October.
Police took up a position behind the vehicle and activated warning devices with the vehicle immediately accelerating harshly and failing to stop.
A short pursuit took place before police managed to stop the vehicle in Pratley St, Woy Woy.
Both young persons were removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest and conveyed to Gosford Police Station.
One was a 16-year-old male from Woy Woy, identified as the driver, and subsequently charged with: Police pursuit – not stop – drive recklessly; Drive conveyance taken without consent of owner; Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen; Never licensed person drive vehicle on road; and variation application notice after breach.
He was bail refused and appeared at Children’s Court on Tuesday, October 22.
Young Person Two, a 16-year-old Umina Beach male, was dealt with under the Young Offenders Act.
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