A 22-year-old Dubbo man who allegedly stole a car, led police on two dangerous pursuits and then bit an officer's hand has been charged with 31 offences.
Police said the man first came to their attention on Monday, when they noticed he was driving a Ford Falcon sedan which was reported stolen from Orange last weekend.
When police tried to stop the car on Baird Street, the man allegedly accelerated away and led police on a pursuit that had to be terminated due to safety concerns.
Later in the day the stolen car was seen travelling south on the Newell Highway at Brocklehurst. Police initiated a second pursuit, which was then terminated on Brisbane Street because of safety concerns.
About 6.35am Tuesday, police found the stolen car parked on the side of the road near Geurie.
As police removed the wanted man from the vehicle, several knives and other sharp objects allegedly fell onto the roadway
When police attempted to arrest the man he allegedly resisted them and bit an officer's hand.
On the way to Dubbo Police Station the man had to be removed from the police vehicle because he allegedly tried to damage it.
Police charged the man with 31 offences which included five counts of larceny, two counts of reckless driving, three break and enters, a police assault and illegal drug possession.
He was bail refused to appear before Dubbo Local Court on Friday.
Police investigations are continuing.
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