Car Chase Ends With Dog Bite To The Groin

Bravo the dog came to the rescue at just the right time.

What you need to know
  • A man has been arrested and hospitalised after a high-speed car chase on the Gold Coast
  • He was driving a stolen vehicle and was tracked by PolAir
  • He is due to face court on Wednesday

The man at the centre of a high-speed chase on the Gold Coast has been arrested after being bitten in the groin by a Police dog.

Police tracked a stolen gold Ford Laser as it drove down Entertainment Drive on the Gold Coast at about 7.50pm on Tuesday. The car was originally sighted as it drove at high speed along the M1. It is also believed the man drove on the wrong side of the road and through a number of red lights.

Road spikes, the dog squad and PolAir were deployed in an attempt to catch the driver.

One of the car's tires began to deflate at 8.40pm, however, the man continued to drive on all four rims until he was finally stopped at Brisbane Road in Arundel. The dog squad was then used to stop him.

He was bitten in the groin by Bravo the police dog when he attempted to flee after leaving the car. The man was admitted to Gold Coast hospital under armed guard and was later charged with dangerous driving, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and unlicensed or disqualified driving .

The man is due to face Southport Magistrates Court on Wednesday.