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Hume Police pursue two vehicles on Hume and Federal Highways

A woman and man who fled following a police pursuit that started at Marulan on Sunday morning have been arrested.

Police found the 30-year-old woman and 34-year-old man at a property on Vaughan Drive in Sutton about 9.45pm on Sunday evening.

They were taken to Queanbeyan Police Station, issued with future court attendance notices for trespass and released pending further inquiries.

A third offender connected to the police pursuit has been charged.

The 36-year-old woman from Flynn in the ACT was charged with speeding more than 45 kilometres per hour, driving a motor vehicle while disqualified and failing to stop and driving at speed during a police pursuit.

She appeared at Goulburn Bail Court on Monday, October 7, and was refused bail to appear before the same court on Tuesday, October 8.

How the police pursuit began

The police pursuit started at about 7.30am on Sunday when Traffic and Highway Patrol officers attached to the Hume Police District attempted to stop two vehicles travelling south on the Hume Highway, Marulan, due to manner of driving.

Both vehicles failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated.

Road spikes were successfully deployed on a Toyota Camry on the Hume Highway near the Federal Highway. The 36-year-old Flynn woman, who has now been charged, and a man were arrested at the scene and taken to Goulburn Police Station.

The man was released without charge.


The second vehicle, a Subaru sedan, continued to travel along the Federal Highway, before the pursuit was terminated due to dangerous driving.



A short time later, road spikes were deployed at the Sutton Road overpass, Sutton and the vehicle came to a stop just before Eaglehawk.


The occupants fled the scene on foot and a search perimeter was established with assistance from Monaro Police District and the ACT Police.

A search perimeter was established with assistance from Monaro Police District and the ACT Police.

As inquiries continue to locate the pair, police area urging anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.