ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old man, after he fled from police last night (Saturday, June 15).
Around 7.45pm police were conducting routine patrols in Lyneham when they attempted to intercept a vehicle acting in a suspicious manner.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens indicating for the driver to stop, however the driver continued without stopping.
Police pursued the vehicle through the suburbs of Lyneham, Watson, Ainslie and Dickson before the deployment of ‘stop sticks’ saw the vehicle come to a stop at the University of Canberra in Bruce.
The driver abandoned the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot, however police found the man a short time later after a foot pursuit.
The pursuit lasted 12 minutes and reached a top speed of 125km/h.
The man was conveyed to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with numerous traffic-related offences including driving while disqualified.
He will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday, June 17).
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