Man faces court after high-speed chase

Charles Knight

A 23-year-old Ashmore man who was arrested after a two-hour police pursuit yesterday will face court today.

The man was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful use of a motor vehicle over the pursuit.

Police notice the stolen Porsche Boxster on Bridgeman Dr at Reedy Creek about 10.45am and started a pursuit, but they lost sight of the car.

The driver of the Boxster later collided with a power pole Golden Valley Dr, Tallebudgera and fled on foot, before stealing a utility in an effort to evade police.

Police apprehended the man on Trees Rd, Tallebudgera.

The man has been held in custody to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

Topics:  police

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