Sydney pursuit offender arrested and charged

THE MAN responsible for the death of a toddler who was run down in her own backyard after an alleged police pursuit in Sydney’s west has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

The 22-year-old offender was arrested by police at a home in Gorokan, NSW yesterday afternoon.

He was charged with manslaughter at Wong Police Station this morning, along with multiple other offences including aggravated dangerous driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, police pursuit, use of an offensive weapon to avoid arrest, driving in a manner dangerously and two counts of furious driving causing bodily harm.


The man is due to face court later today.