Police pursuit: One arrested, two on the run

A WOMAN will appear in Taree Local Court today while two men are still on the run after a break-in and police pursuit last night.

Patrolling police allegedly saw a suspicious car parked in High St, Black Head just before 11pm last night. They stopped and spoke to the woman driver.

Police said their inquiries revealed the woman had been in the company of two men who were allegedly planning an armed robbery and she was subsequently arrested.

A short time later police were alerted to two stolen cars stolen from a local property.The cars narrowly missed two police officers when it approached Black Head Road.

One of the cars, a Toyota Kluger, was detected by Manning-Great Lakes Highway Patrol near the Lakes Way, and officers launched into a pursuit.

It continued along Lakes Way and on to the Pacific Highway before the Toyota hit a guard rail.

The driver ran from the scene and a police dog was called in to help search the area.

 Police are also continuing to search for another man, last seen driving a stolen Mitsubishi Pajero.

Meanwhile, the woman, a 28-year-old from Kempsey, was taken to Taree Police Station where she was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and drive when licence suspended. 

She was refused bail to face Taree Local Court today.

Investigations by local police are continuing with assistance from the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad.

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