Port Kennedy arrest: suspects threatened workers with firearm, police allege

UPDATE Tuesday 12pm: The three suspects arrested in Port Kennedy will face Joondalup Magistrates Court today.

A 23 year old Waroona man has been charged with Aggravated Armed Robbery; Aggravated Burglary; Steal a Motor Vehicle and Drive Recklessly.

A 32 year old Wanneroo woman has been charged with Steal a Motor vehicle.

A 24  year old Banksia Grove man has been charged with Steal a Motor Vehicle.

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UPDATE 4pm: Police allege the vehicle was stolen from a construction site in Banksia Grove after the individuals threatened workers with a firearm.

Police observed the vehicle on Port Kennedy Drive in Port Kennedy, and attempted to stop the car.

The vehicle evaded police and the tyre deflation device was used, before the car travelled onto dirt tracks in the Port Kennedy Scientific Park. 

The three then abandoned the stricken vehicle, and ran into bushland.  With the assistance of Police Airwing and Dog Squad (Police Dog Brock), officers on the ground apprehended the three people.

A 23 year old man, a 32 year old woman and a 24 year old man are currently in custody assisting with inquiries.

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POLICE helicopters and K-9 units have aided in the arrest of three people after a pursuit involving an allegedly stolen car in Port Kennedy.

The vehicle was allegedly stolen in Perth's northern suburbs before being spotted near Mandurah on Monday morning.

Police commenced pursuit of the vehicle, with spike strips reportedly being rolled out to puncture its tires.

The vehicle was eventually stopped and the three individuals were apprehended in the Port Kennedy Scientific Park.

The pursuit involved both police helicopters and K-9 units as the chase progressed through Secret Harbour and into Port Kennedy.

Inquiries are continuing.

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