WA Police charge boys injured in motorcycle pursuit

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TWO boys have been charged over a police chase, with one of them still in hospital after crashing a motorcycle in Parkwood during the alleged pursuit on Thursday.

Police spotted the bike being driven by two people on Northwood Drive, Mirrabooka, at 9.50am.

Officers lost sight of the motorcycle after it allegedly failed to stop, before the police helicopter found it again in Koondoola.

Police allege the vehicle failed to stop again before they lost sight of it a second time.

The helicopter continued to track the bike through multiple suburbs until it collided with a caravan being towed in Parkwood.

Officers on the ground gave first aid to a 16-year-old boy, who was transferred to Royal Perth Hospital with head injuries.

A second 16-year-old boy had left the scene, but when he was found by police at a house in Parkwood was taken to hospital for treatment for an arm injury.

Over the weekend, police charged a Thornlie boy, who remains in Royal Perth Hospital, with aggravated dangerous driving occasioning bodily hard and driving without a licence.

A Bentley boy was charged with aggravated failing to stop, reckless driving to escape a police pursuit and driving without a licence.

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