Police chase along Cameron Road

The car was finally stopped in Greerton. Photo: Andrew Campbell.

A police chase along one of Tauranga's busiest roads has ended this afternoon with the driver in custody.

A police spokesperson says the pursuit began after the driver of the vehicle failed to stop for police.

Spikes were deployed to stop the vehicle, which was observed travelling along Cameron Road towards the CBD, before doing a U-turn and heading back towards Greerton.

The driver was eventually stopped when caught up in traffic, and ended up in an alleyway behind the dtr store.

Police at the scene say one male in his mid-20s was taken into custody.

They note the driving was 'very dangerous'.



Posted on 21-03-2017 11:21 | By My Bit

The chase was a lot longer than Cameron rd they went along Cambridge rd and back the down waihi rd to belmarus dr into Bethlehem and them who knows but they were certainly not wasting anytimethrow the book at him and crush his car

The car seems to say something -

Posted on 21-03-2017 10:47 | By The Caveman

Does it have a current REGO and WOF ??


Posted on 21-03-2017 00:41 | By Capt_Kaveman

me again what the man in the van does again while many are out running free

What a smart driver

Posted on 20-03-2017 17:55 | By astex

Real sensible to try and do a runner in peak hour traffic. Even those that want to go places can't.


Posted on 20-03-2017 17:36 | By Darth Vader NZ

Play stupid games ... win stupid prizes

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