Two males in custody after fleeing police

A MAN and a teenager, are in custody after allegedly fleeing police in a stolen vehicle earlier today.

A police spokeswoman said officers had tried to stop the BMW, which was taken from a home in Winthrop overnight, after spotting it in Leeming.

She said the driver fled before later being stopped in Hamilton Hill where the pair was taken into custody.

A 17-year-old and a 19-year-old are assisting detectives.