Two Charged Over Huntington Police Chase

Two men have been charged after a police chase in Huntingdale on Wednesday night resulted in a police car allegedly rammed.

Officers were driving on Mason Road near Warton Road in Huntingdale at 11:10pm when they spotted a white Holden Commodore travelling at excessive speed.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver failed to stop, forcing officers to chase the vehicle through Huntingdale’s side-streets.

The vehicle turned into Pipit Close where it will be alleged the vehicle turned around and drove into the police vehicle head on, causing minor damage to the police vehicle.

Two of the occupants jumped out of the vehicle with police giving chase on foot. The driver and passenger remained in the vehicle and were detained by police.

It is alleged one of the occupants threw a can of alcohol at the pursuing officers.

The pair were apprehended and the driver was subjected to a breath test, recording a blood alcohol reading more than twice the legal limit.

The 24-year-old driver from Mandurah has been charged with reckless driving, fail to stop, no authority to drive, false plates, unregistered vehicle, excess .08 and assault to prevent arrest.

He will appear in Armadale Magistrates Court on July 14.

A passenger, a 21-year-old man from Mandurah, has been charged with assaulting a public officer.

He will appear in court at a later date.

Two other occupants were released without charge.

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