The West

Three teenagers are in custody over a police chase from Mt Pleasant to St Georges Terrace and caused traffic chaos in the CBD yesterday.

Police started the pursuit on Queens Road in Mt Pleasant after noticing the allegedly stolen Subaru sedan just after 5pm.

The car was initially pursued by a police vehicle before a helicopter took over.

The 12km pursuit ended on St Georges Terrace and Milligan Streets when the stolen vehicle became boxed in by traffic.

A police spokesman said all occupants were arrested after the driver started ramming traffic.

"It was necessary to break the driver's window and one of the offenders and two police officers received minor injuries during the arrest," he said.

Two westbound lanes on St Georges Terrace had to be closed due to the incident.

The chase followed burglaries in East Fremantle and Alfred Cove.

One female and two males will appear in Perth Children's Court this morning.

The West Australian

Latest News From The West

Parents of students at Trinity College have been alerted to a “potentially dangerous” social networking site being used by Year 8 boys which randomly pairs them in a one-on-one chat with …

A black 15-year-old in Mississippi shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, leaving no physical scars but perhaps a life-changing emotional …

Popular videos

Our Picks

Follow Us

More from The West