Three people have been arrested following a Police chase this morning.

Police observed a suspicious vehicle on Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua around 7.40 am.

A police spokesperson said Police signalled the vehicle to stop but it failed to do so and fled.

“Police followed the fleeing vehicle briefly before abandoning it due to the manner of driving.”

“The vehicle was later spotted heading Eastbound to Kawerau and spikes were deployed, twice. The vehicle went over the spikes and came to a halt on Hogg Road, Onepu.”

Three people were taken into custody without further incident.