9 May 2020

Police pursue stolen milk truck in South Auckland

2:35 pm on 9 May 2020

A woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing a milk truck in South Auckland this morning.

A police car parked on the street.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police received a report of the truck being stolen at around 7am on Lappington Road in Ōtara.

The vehicle led police on a pursuit but eventually hit a power pole on Great South Road in Papatoetoe.

The 29-year-old woman was arrested and charged with unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, reckless driving and failing to stop.