November 16, 2012: Police Notebook

22:17, Nov 15 2012

A Fairlie boy, 10, led police on a vehicle pursuit on Thursday after he damaged two doors at his residence and took a car from the home.

Police said the boy left the residence shortly after 4pm and drove for some distance along State Highway 79 before being apprehended in a paddock.

A Timaru man, 43, was charged in connection with an historic assault on his 13-year-old daughter.

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