Three people have been charged after a stolen vehicle was involved in a police pursuit at Newcastle on Thursday night.
Police noticed a Holden Commodore traveling at speed on Minmi Road, Minmi, about 11pm.
The vehicle had been reported stolen from an Ashtonfield home on Tuesday.
Police initiated a pursuit after the Holden failed to stop, but the chase was terminated due to safety concerns.
With the assistance of the PolAir police helicopter, the vehicle was monitored and seen to stop on Hall Crescent at Tarro.
Police said the three occupants were seen to get out of the car and run, hiding under a nearby house.
Officers found and arrested the trio.
The driver, a man aged 21 from Broadmeadow, was charged with police pursuit - not stop - as well as drive dangerously and take and drive conveyance.
A 19-year-old passenger, from Evans Head, was charged with being carried in a conveyance and breaching his bail.
A 16-year-old male passenger, from Blackalls Park, was charged with being carried in a conveyance and breaching his bail.
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