Police had a busy evening in Orange on Friday with officers involved in a foot pursuit near Kite Street and attended a motor vehicle crash in Summer Street.
In the first incident, police arrested two teenagers following a foot pursuit through the drain beside the Kite Street Community Health Centre just after 6pm.
Central West Police District Inspector Peter Atkins said the teenagers were wanted by police and the pursuit started after they were seen.
A 17-year-old boy was charged with taking and driving a conveyance, being carried in a conveyance and resisting police.
Inspector Atkins said the offences related to a motor vehicle that was taken from Dalton Street on October 29 and the resist charge was for the teenager’s attempt to escape through the drain.
MAP: The locations of the foot chase and crash ...
The boy was refused bail by police and appeared in Orange Children’s Court on Saturday where he was granted bail to reappear in court on November 5.
The second offender, an 18-year-old man was charged with breaching his bail, malicious damage to a vehicle in Dalton Street, taking and driving a vehicle and resisting police.
He was refused bail to appear in Orange Local Court on November 5.
In another matter, police were called to the scene of a crash on the corner of Summer Street and Park Street at 6.30pm on Friday.
A motorcyclist involved in the crash sustained significant injuries.
The man aged in his 40s was taken to Orange Health Service and was expected to be airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital on Saturday.
Police are continuing to investigate the crash.
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