Driver, 15, chased

20:55, Jan 10 2014

An Opunake youth was arrested yesterday after a short police pursuit through the town.

Constable Kylie Brophy said the 15-year-old, with a passenger in the car, was seen driving erratically through a playground where children and their families were present.

No-one was hurt. The youth, who is known to police, is to appear in the Hawera Youth Court on Tuesday.

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