Mirrabooka woman dies following alleged Car Theft

By Nicholas Farrington

Police have responded to an incident where a 51 year old woman has died following an alleged car theft.

The woman attempted to stop a man allegedly stealing a car in Cedar Court, Mirrabooka at 9:50am this morning, by standing behind it but was allegedly reversed over.

The woman was seriously injured and was taken to hospital, where she later passed away.

A man was spotted allegedly fleeing the scene after the incident, and evaded police for 2 hours before he was arrested.

Police investigations are ongoing at the scene.

Members of the public in the area around the above time who may have seen the incident or can assist with the investigations are advised to call the police on 131 444.

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