High speed chase in Port Macquarie and Wauchope on July 17, 2017

POLICE are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a high speed pursuit through Port Macquarie and Wauchope in the early hours of this morning (July 17).

At 1:45am on July 17, police attempted to stop a Holden Commodore in Port Macquarie on Bay St. The vehicle failed to stop.

A pursuit commenced and lasted eight minutes, through Port Macquarie towards Wauchope.

Police terminated the chase on the Oxley highway for safety reasons.

A short time later the vehicle was located after it collided with a fence in Randall St, Wauchope.

The driver had fled the scene and a female passenger was spoken to.

Police investigations are continuing. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Port Macquarie Police on 6583 0199.