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Man arrested and charged following pursuit in Point Cook

Sunday 12 March 2023 12:37am

Police have arrested and charged a man following a pursuit through the Point Cook area on 11 March.

Air Wing first observed the man riding a Yamaha motorcycle at an allegedly excessive speed on the Monash Freeway about 12pm.

As the man continued to travel over the Westgate Bridge south towards the Princes Freeway, Air Wing observed the rider allegedly weaving erratically through traffic.

The man was then observed travelling on Sneydes Road towards Point Cook, before continuing along Hacketts Road allegedly above the speed limit.

Air Wing pursued the man to a residential address on Tamworth Grove, where he was arrested by police.

The 19-year-old Point Cook man has been charged with:

• Reckless conduct endangering life

• Reckless conduct endangering serious injury

• Drive speed dangerous

• Drive manner serious

• Exceed Speed-limit where a speed-limit sign applies

• Drive in breach of permit condition.

The man’s motorcycle was impounded for 30 days, and his license was suspended.

He was bailed to appear at the Werribee Magistrates’ Court on 18 September.

Katherine McLeod

Media Officer


Reviewed 12 March 2023