A man in a Jaguar charged with dangerous driving

Rob Wright

FORGET Ferrari. A man in a Jaguar tried to outrun police in Rockhampton this afternoon.

Just before 3.20pm police attempted to intercept a black Jaguar sedan at the intersection of Spencer and Upper Dawson roads, however the car failed to stop and was then observed driving dangerously in the vicinity of Upper Dawson Road, Lower Dawson Road and Gladstone Road.

The car left the scene, however the driver handed himself into police a short time later.

Police have charged a 20-year-old Mount Chalmers man after the incident.

He has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, drive unlicensed, drive unregistered and uninsured, display false plates, display cancelled plates, and fail to stop.

He is due to appear at Rockhampton Magistrates Court at a later date.

Police would like to appeal to anyone who may have observed the car driving in a dangerous manner around the area at this time to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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