Police pelted with bottles while chasing suspect
"Police pelted with bottles while chasing suspect. -
Chartwell, Hamilton - Waikato"
In a new twist to the
concept of Neighbourhood Support, a fleeing driver tonight
received the support of members of her community who hurled
bottles at the pursuing police car as she dumped her vehicle
and fled on foot.
At about 6:40 pm tonight the woman
driver was chased by police after they were told by a member
of the public that she had stolen petrol from a service
station. After a short pursuit the woman drove into Sefton
Crescent, Chartwell where she dumped the car and ran off.
As the police patrol car entered Sefton Crescent it was
pelted with bottles by other people in the street.
police officer was not injured however the police car
suffered smashed windows. Police are currently searching a
number of houses in the area looking for the woman who's
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