The pursuit saw officers track a stolen Holden Colorado through Epping for over half an hour.
Two people have been arrested following a dramatic pursuit in Melbourne on Friday night.
Victorian Police today confirmed they had arrested a man and a woman after the pursuit, which saw officers track a stolen Holden Colorado through the suburb of Epping for over half an hour.
Late yesterday night officers were forced to deploy a tyre deflation device – as well as surveillance by the Dog Squad and Air Wing – but the driver continued driving on the rim of the ute's wheel.
Around 11:20pm the driver allegedly pulled into a service station where a female passenger ran from the car.
Police will allege she attempted to carjack a nearby driver before officers intervened and arrested her.
The male driver of the stolen car then reversed into a police vehicle before two other police vehicles hemmed him in.
Pepper spray was used and the 32-year-old man from Melton was arrested.
He was charged with a raft of driving and motor vehicle theft offences.
His female passenger, a 24-year-old woman also from Melton, was charged with attempted carjacking, theft of a motor vehicle and possessing a prohibited weapon.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/melbourne-news-epping-pursuit-police-arrest-two-people/6e1b7eef-e3c2-4f39-a650-3fa4ec42da2e