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Coppers in choppers in 114km pursuit

March 1, 2024 6:00 am in by
IKmage: file

A man and woman have been arrested after a police chase stretching from Avalon to a small town in Victoria’s western district.

The drama began when the police air wing alerted ground patrols to a car driving erratically on the Princes Highway at aorund 10.20pm on Thursday.

The vehicle was tracked to Hamlyn Heights before a second police helicopter joined the pursuit.

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The 114km chase eventually came to a halt in Attrick Estate Road at Laralea, a small town west of Cressy, where two people were taken into custody.

A 37-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, both from Larralea, are assisting police with their inquiries.

Police say there were no injuries.

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