About 4.22pm on Thursday the 27th April 2017 Police received information regarding a White Toyota Landcruiser stolen from a property in Collarenebri the night prior. The vehicle was sighted a short time later travelling at high speed north along Opal Street, Lightning Ridge with a pursuit commenced shortly after. The pursuit continued for some time and was managed in accordance with NSPF policy with road spikes successfully deployed causing two of the tyres to deflate. The driver continued attempts to evade Police by driving into an open paddock where Police OC spray was deployed and the driver arrested. The driver was conveyed to Walgett Police Station where he was charged with two warrant offences as well as offences relating to the pursuit, including Police Pursuit – not stop and resist / hinder officer. The driver is currently bail refused to appear before Walgett Local Court.