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A car thief is on the run after a police chase through Perth's eastern suburbs last night.

The chase started after police spotted a stolen Statesman in Carlisle about 8.40pm.

The pursuit went through East Victoria Park and Bentley before ending at Welshpool train station.

Police say the occupants threw property from the vehicle during the pursuit and one person jumped out of the vehicle and fled.

Police arrested a 25-year-old woman from Belmont who is alleged to have been the driver and a 24-year-old passenger.

The driver has been charged with stealing a motor vehicle and released on bail pending a court appearance.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The West Australian

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