A STRING of carjackings on the Border spanning several days has come to an end with the arrest of two people near Wagga.
Police had been chasing the 24-year-old man and 25-year-old woman since Sunday.
It’s alleged they had been involved in attempted carjackings on the Lincoln Causeway and the BP petrol station on Wodonga Place, Albury, and numerous other offences.
A vehicle was also stolen from a young driver on Federation Way in Springhurst about 10.30am on Tuesday.
The man had been forced out of the Holden Commodore.
It’s alleged the vehicle was involved in further offences in Rutherglen, and pursuits in NSW.
The Commodore was allegedly driven at police on the Olympic Highway, after being spotted by officers near the rock about 12.50pm.
A large number of police monitored the car as it continued towards Wagga.
The Commodore was allegedly used to force the driver of a Mazda BT50 off the road.
The pair were arrested as they tried to steal the utility.
The woman was charged with receive property stolen outside of NSW, police pursuit - not stop - drive dangerously, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, aggravated take/drive motor vehicle with person in/on it-in company, common assault, and drive motor vehicle during disqualification period.
The man was charged with aggravated take/drive motor vehicle with person in/on it-in company, two counts of stalk/intimidate intend fear physical/mental harm (domestic), be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, and an outstanding warrant.
The pair will appear before Wagga Local Court on Wednesday.
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