Man in custody following evade incident on North West Coast

A 22 year old man is in custody following an evade incident between Devonport and Burnie this morning.


Police responded in numbers after a red Subaru vehicle evaded police travelling at high speed on the Bass Highway at Don about 7.30am.


Spikes were deployed and the man was safely taken into custody in Upper Burnie shortly before 8am.


No one was injured however two police vehicles were damaged after the man allegedly rammed them.


Police would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the incident was safely resolved.


Police are calling for anyone who may have dash cam footage to contact police.


Anyone with information should contact Police on 131444 or report and anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or