Teenager charged after pursuit with a stolen Mercedes

A teenage boy has been charged following an alleged pursuit with a stolen Mercedes in Whalan on Monday morning.

About 8am on Monday, officers from Mount Druitt Local Area Command were patrolling Woodstock Avenue  when they saw two Mercedes travelling together.

Officers attempted to halt the drivers when they allegedly failed to stop and they fled in different directions.

A police pursuit of one of the cars began, which was later terminated due to safety concerns.

The car was later located abandoned on Jersey Road, Emerton.

A crime scene was established and investigations commenced.

A short time later, a 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were arrested nearby.

The pair was taken to Mount Druitt Police Station.

The 14-year-old boy was released pending further police investigations.

The 13-year-old boy was charged with failing to stop in a police pursuit (Skye’s Law), receiving and driving while never holding a licence.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at a children’s court on Tuesday, April 18.

The second Mercedes was later located abandoned on Daru Way, Whalan.

A crime scene was established and investigations are continuing.

Police will allege both Mercedes were stolen from a home on Portland Crescent, Dover Heights, around 12.30am on Monday.

Both cars have been seized and will undergo forensic examinations.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

NSW Police remind people they should not report crime information via the Police’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

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