Police arrest Hamilton woman after chase

20:09, Jan 05 2014

Police were pelted with bottles while chasing a fleeing driver in Hamilton last night.

 A woman has since been arrested and will appear in the Hamilton District Court today.Police initiated a chase after the woman allegedly stole petrol from a service station about 6:40pm.

After a short pursuit, she drove into Sefton Crs, Chartwell, where she dumped the car and ran off. 

As the police car entered the street, it was pelted with bottles by other people. The officer was not injured, but car windows were smashed.