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A 29-year-old man was taken into custody by Canberra police in the city’s inner north after purportedly wielding an unidentified weapon and initiating a chase. The individual reportedly menaced two individuals before leading law enforcement officers on a pursuit through the area, demonstrating erratic driving behavior.

During the pursuit, the man allegedly drove onto a construction site, threatened another person with the weapon, damaged property, and stole two mobile phones from a vehicle. The chase came to a halt when the suspect collided with an unmarked police car near the intersection of Wattle Street and Brigalow Street.

Eyewitnesses described a scene where multiple sirens were heard followed by a loud collision. Law enforcement officers swiftly responded, surrounding the suspect’s vehicle with drawn weapons and apprehending him at the scene. The man is currently in custody and is anticipated to face multiple charges for his actions in this incident.


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Article Title: Man arrested after allegedly threatening two people with weapon, fleeing police through Canberra’s north
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