A MAN wanted on domestic violence-related offences has been arrested and charged following a dramatic five days on the run, during which it’s alleged he led police on not one, but two pursuits through Sydney’s south-west.
The 21-year-old man is alleged to have attended a home in Edensor Park on Friday 28 October. While at the home, the man allegedly started smashing up property and threatened a woman.
Police were called and attempted to arrest the man but he managed to escape and flee the scene.
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Following investigations, police attended a home in Green Valley to arrest the man on Sunday, however the man allegedly jumped in a car and sped off.
Officers gave chase, however, were forced to terminate the pursuit soon after due to safety concerns.
The man was again sighted on Tuesday and Wednesday in Green Valley, Fairfield and Bonnyrigg.
Police said the man sparked a second pursuit on Tuesday which officers were again forced to terminate due to the dangerous manner in which the 21-year-old was driving.
Finally, around 6pm on Wednesday, the young man was located and arrested by officers from the Fairfield Proactive Crime Team in Bonnyrigg.
He was taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with destroy or damage property (DV), intimidation (DV), possess prohibited drug, two counts of police pursuit (“Skye’s Law”) and three counts of dangerous driving.
The man was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today.