The VERY amazing decision a driver who caused a dramatic car chase made in front of armed police officers before being arrested
- A man was arrested and charged after allegedly stolen a car near Perth
- He later exited the vehicle after a police chase through several streets
- The man was captured during aerial vision after having a drink after getting out of the car
A man in the midst of a dramatic police chase after allegedly stealing a car has been captured on camera as he set down a drink for officers just before his arrest.
Police followed the man’s movements after attempting to pull over a vehicle on Mandurah Road in Madora Bay, southwest of Perth, around 10:20 PM Sunday – but he would not have been able to stop.
The Holden Colorado utility police who were after him had reportedly been stolen from nearby Barragup.
A man was captured in aerial photographs shooting a drink retrieved from an allegedly stolen vehicle that was in the middle of a police chase
The man was lying on the ground on Sunday night as he was surrounded by police on Old Pinjarra Road in Greenfields, southwest of Perth.
Police called in close air support as the vehicle drove through several streets.
The 43-year-old later left the car on Old Pinjarra Road in Greenfields, with footage from the police helicopter showing him grabbing a drink before cops got closer.
Two officers drew their weapons as the man threw his arms in the air before laying on the ground.
The man was charged with multiple offenses, including twice stealing a motor vehicle, twice for lacking authorization and unable to stop.
He was bailed out on Monday to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court.
Police were on the hunt for a Holden Colorado utility after it was reportedly stolen from nearby Barragup