East Victoria Park: alleged Mercedes thief charged over pursuit

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POLICE have charged a young man who allegedly stole a Mercedes Benz before leading officers on a pursuit and striking two cars in East Victoria Park yesterday.

Investigators allege the 20-year-old Kelmscott man evaded police between 10.50am and 11.10am.

He is accused of colliding with two vehicles during the incident.

One of them was thought to be a small truck.

Police wish to speak with the drivers of these vehicles.

The victims were not believed to have been injured.

Detectives have charged the man with 11 offences including reckless driving to escape pursuit by police, vehicle theft and criminal damage.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.