Woman Charged With Theft After Lengthy Police Chase In Adelaide's South
23-year-old to face court next month
A woman has taken police on a lengthy chase through south Adelaide after allegedly stealing a car from a service station.
The 23-year-old woman was allegedly offered a lift at Moana Beach by a 57-year-old woman on Monday.
While the 57-year-old entered a service station to pay for petrol, the passenger is alleged to have jumped into the driver’s seat and driven away.
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Police received word of a theft at a service station on Eric Road at around 12AM Monday.
Police managed to locate the car which was seen driving north up the Southern Expressway and was followed by a police helicopter.
Police rolled out spikes near Anzac Highway which eventually brought the vehicle to a stop on Tennyson Street.
The woman was then apprehended by police and charged with the theft of a motor vehicle, illegal use of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest.
The 23-year-old from Elizabeth Downs has been released on bail and is due to appear in Christies Beach Magistrates Court next month.
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