Stawell man charged after police pursuit

A 33-year-old Stawell man has booked a date with a Magistrate after a short pursuit in Stawell on Thursday morning. 

Police allege that a Ford sedan was travelling south in Seaby Street, Stawell around 9.25am. 

Officers attempted to intercept the car and followed it to Stone Street where the driver accelerated to 90 km/ph in the 50 km/ph zone. 

The car was intercepted a short time later at a petrol station in Longfield Street. 

The driver has been charged with numerous traffic offences including conduct endangering life, evade police, manner dangerous drive whilst suspended and speed dangerous. 

He has been bailed to appear at the Stawell Magistrates’ Court on 27 April. 

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