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Two arrested after police chase, crash in Masterton

Two people have been arrested after police said they crashed into a patrol car and another vehicle during a chase in Masterton yesterday.

Police. (File photo) Source: 1 NEWS

The two, a 40-year-old woman and her 34-year-old male passenger, were wanted by police after a spate of burglaries in Palmerston North.

Police say an officer noticed a vehicle of interest at about 1pm yesterday and gave chase when it didn't stop.

Around 10 minutes later, the car crashed into another police car and a ute.

Police say the woman is likely to face additional driving charges.

The arrests come after a spate of thefts in Palmerston North over the last few weeks, with a number of commercial properties targeted.

Another woman was arrested on Sunday and has been charged with 24 burglary offences.

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