Man arrested in Labrador after wild ride

A Labrador man has been charged over a wild ride, which allegedly included smashing into a police car, on Friday night.

Polair spotted a white Holden Commodore on Hope Island Road which was confirmed as stolen at 10:35pm.

The vehicle was tracked to a carpark off Pendraat Parade where two unmarked police vehicles tried to stop it in its tracks but the driver is accused of colliding with a police car before driving away onto Hope Island Road and eastbound onto Oxley Drive.


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The stolen car reached speeds in excess of 130km/hr and ran several red lights.

The vehicle entered an underground car park in Marine Parade Labrador where the driver got out and was eventually arrested.

A 28-year-old Labrador man has been charged with three counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, two counts of fraud and one count each a possessing dangerous drug, fail dispose of syringe, fail to stop motor vehicle, fail to provide specimen of breath for analysis, unlicensed driving, dangerous operation of a vehicle and burglary.

He is expected to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on Saturday.

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