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Police chase man for 'failing to stop for breath test'


A police chase through Tamworth ended in an arrest after a man allegedly failed to stop for a breath test. 


About 11.30am on Wednesday, police were executing a high visibility operation in South Tamworth.


Officers attached to Oxley Police District attempted to stop a vehicle for a random breath test on Woodward Street.

Police said the vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

A short time later the vehicle came to rest on Thomas Street.

A man was arrested and taken to Manilla Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.