Men arrested following police pursuit in Shepparton

January 09, 2018

Police arrested two men following a pursuit in Shepparton on Sunday afternoon, following reports a car was seen travelling faster than 150km/h.

Victoria Police spokeswoman Belinda Batty said patrolling officers saw a black ute driving erratically on Sheehan Cres, Shepparton, where it allegedly narrowly missed a number of pedestrians about 3pm.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver failed to stop and police gave chase until it was stopped in Sanderson St, Shepparton.

The driver, a Kyabram man, 28, is expected to be charged with reckless conduct endangering life and other driving offences.

His male passenger, 22, was also arrested and is expected to be charged with possessing a drug of dependence.

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