Beckenham Man charged after Police evasion

A 31 year old Beckenham man has been charged after he allegedly evaded police overnight.

It will be alleged that on the 2nd of November around 9:50pm, police attempted to stop the man’s Holden Acclaim on Kalamunda Road in High Wycombe.

Police lost sight of the car, but spotted it a short time later in Goosebury Hill.

As officers alighted from their car to speak to the driver, the mean allegedly took off at speed.

The man evaded police through various suburbs including Goosebury Hill, Helena Valley and Midland, before police used a tyre deflation device on Bushmead Road in Bellevue, managing to stop the car.

The driver ran from the car but was apprehended close by.

Police also noted that the 31 year old female passenger had her four year old son unrestrained on her lap whilst the incident occurred.

A short hand axe was seized by police, which was allegedly hidden under the driver’s seat.

The man has been charged with Reckless Driving to Escape Pursuit by Police, Driver of Vehicle Fail to Comply with A Direction to Stop, No Authority to Drive, Possess Prohibited Drug, Tresspass, Carried an Article with Intent to Cause Fear.

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