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Pepper spray for joyriders after car rams police

THE driver of a suspected stolen car has attempted to ram their way out of a tight spot with police, only to end up facing charges with two others.

Police spotted the allegedly stolen car at 7.50pm on Thursday as it entered a drive-through fast food restaurant on the Gold Coast.

After police blocked in the car from the front, the driver has allegedly reversed into another vehicle, before then slamming it into the police.

According to police, the three inside then refused to get out, forcing police to use pepper spray on one of the men inside.

When officers searched the vehicle, they allegedly found a knife, drugs and equipment.

A 23-year-old Labrador woman has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon and possession of a utensil.

A 23-year-old Southport man has been charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of a utensil.

All three are due to appear in the Southport Magistrates court today.

Topics:  crime gold coast police



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