Two arrested, one on run after car chase

CHECKING THE AREA: The Eagle helicopter has been called in to join the search for the car's third occupant.
CHECKING THE AREA: The Eagle helicopter has been called in to join the search for the car's third occupant.

Two people have been arrested and a third is being hunted by police following a car chase down the Northern motorway today.

Police said the car was stolen from Red Beach earlier today and was later spotted travelling south along the Northern Motorway.

It was pursued by police before being dumped in Takapuna.
 
Police arrested two occupants from the vehicle but a third is believed to have escaped on foot.

The eagle helicopter is making sweeps of Takapuna and patrol cars are searching on the ground.

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