Rockingham: dramatic end to police chase

Rockingham: dramatic end to police chase

THREE people are currently in custody after they evaded police in an allegedly stolen vehicle on Monday morning.

At about 6am, three people attended a house under construction in Banksia Grove and allegedly threatened the occupants with a firearm for the keys of a vehicle.

Police claim the three then fled the area in the stolen Ford Ranger.

Police saw the vehicle on Port Kennedy Drive in Port Kennedy and attempted to stop the car.

The vehicle evaded police and the tyre deflation device was used, before the car travelled onto dirt tracks in the Port Kennedy Scientific Park.

The three then abandoned the stricken vehicle, and ran into bushland. With the assistance of police airwing and the dog squad (police dog Brock), officers on the ground apprehended three people.

A 23-year old man, a 32-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man are currently in custody assisting with inquiries.