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Albury Police Pursuit

Albury Police Pursuit

Man in court after pursuit in Albury

A man has been arrested following a pursuit in the Albury area on Monday.

The pursuit involving the Police airwing, Polair, Albury Highway Patrol, and the Albury Proactive Crime Team was initiated by officers from the Murray River Police District investigating multiple high-risk traffic offences.

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About 3.30pm, police engaged in the pursuit of a Holden sedan allegedly being driven by a 32-year-old man.

The pursuit was terminated due to safety concerns; however, the Polair crew continued to follow the vehicle until it hit a brick wall in a residential driveway in the suburb of Glenroy in Albury, shortyl before 6pm.

The driver allegedly ran from the vehicle but was arrested a short distance away.

A bag containing methamphetamine, $500 cash and multiple driver’s licences was recovered from the scene with a further $500 cash found when the man was searched.

The man was taken to Albury Police Station where he has been charged with three offences: Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, goods in personal custody suspected being stolen, and use class A vehicle with unauthorised number plate affixed.

The man, from Glenroy, has been refused bail to appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court on Tuesday 5 January.

Police continue to investigate reports of other vehicles being hit during the operation; anyone wishing to report an incident should call Albury Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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