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Woman and four teens charged following pursuit near Mt Druitt

Police have charged a woman and four teenage girls following a police pursuit in Mt Druitt.

Between 10pm on Friday (30 March 2018) and 8am on yesterday (Saturday 31 March 2018), a blue Holden Commodore was reported as stolen from an address in Quakers Hill.

About 2pm yesterday, officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command sighted the Holden travelling east on Stolle Street, Shalvey.

Police will allege when officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver accelerated at speeds of up to 120km/h in a 60km/h zone.

A pursuit of the vehicle was initiated before the Holden allegedly travelled over a raised pedestrian crossing on Bidwell Square, Bidwell, causing damage to the car.

The vehicle came to a stop a short distance away.

Officers arrested the driver, an 18-year-old woman, and four female passengers at the scene, who were all taken to Mt Druitt Police Station.

The 18-year-old woman was charged with never licensed person drive vehicle on road, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, police pursuit, drive recklessly and assault police.

She was refused bail and will appear at Parramatta Local Court today (Sunday 1 April 2018).

A 13-year-old girl was charged with be carried in conveyance.

A 14-year-old girl was charged with be carried in conveyance and malicious damage (x2).

The two girls were refused bail and will appear at a children’s court today (Sunday 1 April 2018).

Another two girls, aged 13 and 14, were also charged with be carried in conveyance.

The girls will appear at a children’s court on Monday 14 May 2018.

Inquiries into the incident are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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