Woman, seven children arrested after stolen car crashes in Como

A white hatchback crashed into a fence, with police tape in the foreground.An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly leading police on a brief pursuit through Perth’s southern suburbs, while driving a stolen car with seven children on board.

Police said car — which was reported stolen earlier this week — was spotted travelling north on the Mitchell Freeway in Como shortly before 1:00am on Sunday.

When officers attempted to stop the car it turned off the freeway, sparking a short pursuit in South Perth.

Police said the chase was aborted soon after when officers lost sight of the car.

It was found shortly after it crashed into a fence and a parked car in Como.

via Woman, seven children arrested after stolen car crashes in Como – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)