A man has been charged after allegedly stealing a ute and leading police on a chase through Mirrabooka last night.

The 22-year-old Mirrabooka man allegedly stole a Mitsubishi Triton from a home in Canning Vale between 8am and 2.30pm yesterday.

Police, who spotted the ute on Gossamer Avenue in Mirrabooka at about 6.40pm, attempted to stop the driver who allegedly led them on a pursuit.

The ute was found abandoned and after investigations, police executed a search warrant at a property in Barrallier Circle, Mirrabooka at about 8.30pm.

The man was arrested and charged with stealing a motor vehicle and driving recklessly, failing to stop, reckless driving and having no authority to drive.

He was refused bail and is scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court today.

The West Australian

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