Police are hunting for two men who fled on foot after the car they were in crashed into a power pole in the Dunedin suburb of Concord this evening.

A police spokeswoman said the car crashed in to the pole on the corner of Stevenson Rd and Orr St just after 6pm.

The two male occupants , who were described as being in their 20s and wearing hoodies, fled in the direction of Corstorphine.

It was believed the car had false plates.

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Staff from infrastructure company Delta were called to the scene to inspect the power pole after the crash.