Sydney man faces multiple charges over Sanctuary Point chase

A 50-year-old Sydney man has been charged with multiple offences after allegedly leading police on a 10-minute pursuit in Sanctuary Point on Monday night.

Around 9pm police attempted to stop a maroon Holden utility for random breath test.

The driver allegedly failed to stop.  Police received a number of triple zero calls regarding the manner in which the vehicle was being driven.

Police again tried to stop the vehicle, with a pursuit starting, which lasted 10-minutes and covered 20 kilometres.

In the latter part of the pursuit the utility allegedly lost one of its tyres and was bering driven on a rim.

The vehicle was eventually stopped, but officers were forced to use capsicum spray to subdue the driver.

The 50-year-old man from Glenfield, was charged with police pursuit, disobeying a direction, driving in a manner danger and resisting arrest.

He was granted conditional bail and will appear in Nowra Local Court on August 28.


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