Police chase through Bega Valley

January 17, 2022 12:56 am in by

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The Bega Valley was the scene of a high speed police chase involving multiple police vehicles over the weekend.

Around 8pm on Saturday (January 15), South Coast Highway Patrol officers were patrolling Carp Street, Bega, when they stopped a Hyundai i35.

Police spoke to the driver – a 44-year-old man – before he underwent a roadside breath test which returned a negative result.

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Police requested the driver remain in his vehicle while they undertook further inquiries; however, the man drove from the scene.

A pursuit ensued to Bemboka when it was terminated due to safety concerns.

The man was last seen driving through Bemboka towards Cooma.

Inquiries continue.


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