7 July, 2021
Man Hunt In Mackay
A MAN hunt is underway for a male suspect who fled into cane fields after the allegedly stolen vehicle he was driving was intercepted by Mackay Police on Horse and Jockey Road about 8.30am today (Wednesday, July 07).
The car was reported stolen from Jackson Street with police fielding a call from a member of the public about 8am and it was believed to have been taken from the property about 4.30am.
Police gave chase after the man fled on foot from the vehicle. Another occupant of the vehicle, an 18-year-old female, was caught by police after fleeing the scene and attempting to swim upstream in the Pioneer River. She was caught soon after and is in police custody.