Alleged car thieves lead police on lengthy pursuit across South East | Photos

The stolen Toyota Hilux found burnt out at the Coopers Rest Area on Wednesday, July 24. Picture: Supplied.

The stolen Toyota Hilux found burnt out at the Coopers Rest Area on Wednesday, July 24. Picture: Supplied.

There have been no arrests after police pursued two cars over NSW's alpine and Far South Coast regions, but police are continuing their investigations into the matter.

Shortly after 11.30am on Wednesday, July 24, a white Toyota Hilux ute was allegedly stolen from Jindabyne, with police saying it was seen driving away together with a Ford Courier utility.

About 20 minutes later police attempted to stop both vehicles for a random breath test on Kosciuszko Rd, Berridale.

But they allege one ute accelerated and swerved towards an officer, forcing him to jump off the roadway.

The two vehicles continued travelling north towards Cooma and police began pursuing them, but terminated the chase shortly after for safety reasons.

"Police continued to monitor the ute's progress through Bombala, before the stolen Hilux was found burnt out on Imlay Rd, Rockton, at the Coopers Rest Area about 1.50pm," a police spokesperson said.

The stolen Toyota Hilux found burnt out at the Coopers Rest Area on Wednesday, July 24. Picture: Supplied.

The stolen Toyota Hilux found burnt out at the Coopers Rest Area on Wednesday, July 24. Picture: Supplied.

A number of items were seized for forensic examination.

About 2.30pm, the Ford Courier ute was again sighted on the Princes Hwy at Eden.

"Police continued to monitor the progress from Bega to Cobargo," the spokesperson said.

This car was last seen travelling north along the Princes Hwy past the Bermagui turn off.

South of Narooma, eyewitnesses told Narooma News four police vehicles were in pursuit of the runaway ute.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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