WA Police arrest man following pursuit through northern suburbs

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POLICE took a Swan View man (27) back to prison following a pursuit through the northern suburbs last night. 

Police saw a white Toyota Corolla on Hinchinbrook Avenue in Ridgewood about 9.30pm On October 6.

They activated their emergency lights and sirens and allege the driver accelerated away.

Police pursued the vehicle through Ridgewood and onto Wanneroo Road, to Ashby. 

According to WA Police, as the Toyota travelled along Wanneroo Road, the driver lost control of the vehicle before veering over a traffic island and crashing into a stationary police vehicle causing substantial damage to both vehicles. 

The police officers were outside the vehicle at the time and were not injured.

The driver, who received minor injuries, allegedly attempted to reverse the vehicle and was arrested by police.

Police say the man was the subject of a return to prison warrant, which was executed and he was returned to prison.

The man will be summonsed to court in relation to the traffic offences at a later date.