MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGHWAY PURSUIT

Police were forced to deploy road spikes to end a chase on the Pacific Highway north of Newcastle on Friday.

Officers attempted to stop a Holden at Nabiac at around midday, after it was detected speeding.

A short pursuit was commenced, though later called off due to safety concerns.

The silver Commodore was later spotted at Karuah, with police successfully using road spikes to stop the sedan.

A 21-year-old was arrested.

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