Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Seven teens arrested after police car rammed by stolen vehicle

Seven teens have been arrested after three luxury vehicles were stolen and a police car rammed on the Central Coast in the early hours of this morning.

NSW Police say that at around 2.30am today, officers from Brisbane Water Police District attempted to stop three vehicles – a Mercedes, BMW X5 and a Porsche – believed to be stolen from St Hubert Island, on the Central Coast.

“Two teens were arrested after the BMW allegedly rammed a police vehicle. There were no injuries, and they were taken to Gosford Police station, where they are assisting police with inquiries,” Police said in a statement.

“Two occupants were allegedly seen to exit the Porsche and enter the Mercedes which drove away from the scene. A pursuit was initiated when the vehicle failed to stop. It was terminated a short time later due to the manner of driving.”

The vehicle was then spotted travelling on the M1 Motorway towards Sydney.

“The vehicle continued along the Old Pacific Highway, Pennant Hills, before the vehicle came to a stop on the Great Western Highway near Toongabbie Road, Toongabbie, just after 4am,” Police said.

Five teens were arrested and been taken to Granville and Merrylands Police station, where they are assisting police with inquiries.

An investigation has commenced by Detectives from Brisbane Water Police District into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information, dashcam footage or CCTV vision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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