Police get their man after car chase

 A 20-year-old Mount Maunganui man was arrested on Girven Road after a police pursuit yesterday afternoon.

The man had ditched the car, a dark blue Ford Falcon with tinted windows and no rear number plate, on Stawell Avenue near Bayfair and continued on foot.

Police followed with a tracker dog and caught him on Girven Rd, Sergeant Steve Hindmarsh said.

The man was arrested and will be charged with failing to stop and driving while disqualified.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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