3 Arrested After Police Chase

Eastern Shore Drama

3 Arrested After Police Chase
Three people are in custody following evading police on Hobart's Eastern Shore.

Police responded to a report of a red Daewoo sedan driving erratically on Scott Road, Bridgewater yesterday morning. After attempting to intercept the car, with two male occupants, Police say the accused failed to stop.

A short time later the men were seen entering a blue Peugeot hatchback being driven by a female near the Derwent Tavern at Bridgewater and again Police were unable to intercept this car.

The Peugeot was located in Otago Bay a short time later and as the driver attempted to leave the area they drove into a marked police car causing minor damage.

Police then successfully deployed road spikes and the Peugeot come to a stop on the East Derwent Highway, near the Bowen Bridge.

A 28-year-old man from Bridgewater, a 34-year-old man from Bridgewater and a 30-year-old female from New Town were taken into custody.

Tas Police say investigations are continuing and it’s expected that a number of traffic related charges will be laid and they are also calling on anyone who saw the incident or has any further information. Police are taking details through Crime Stoppers (anonymously if required) on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au