Woman arrested, hunt on for man following stolen vehicle pursuit

A woman is in custody and a search is underway for a man after a police pursuit in Bankstown this afternoon.

About 2.10pm police stopped a station wagon on Fairford Road near the intersection of Macauley Avenue.

Checks revealed the station wagon had been stolen from Mortdale overnight.


The 18–year-old woman was taken to Bankstown Police Station where she continues to assist St George Local Area Command Proactive Crime Team with their inquiries.

The male is described as Caucasian appearance, 20-30-years-old, short hair, unshaven appearance and with a tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Inquiries into the events leading up to the pursuit are still continuing.