A teenager will face court on Friday after allegedly breaking in to a Wellington home and threatening the occupant with a knife.
About 10am on Thursday, a teenager allegedly entered a home in Zouch Street in Wellington, armed with a knife.
The teen allegedly threatened the occupant, demanding keys to a car, before he stole personal items and fled in a Toyota Camry.
The occupant of the Zouch Street house was not physically injured and notified police.
The teenager drove the Camry to another address in Wellington, where a 52-year-old man entered the vehicle.
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About 11.30am, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District were patrolling the Mitchell Highway, when they attempted to stop the vehicle at Wongarbon.
The vehicle failed to stop as directed and a pursuit was initiated.
It was terminated a short time later in Macquarie Street, Dubbo, due to safety concerns.
The Camry crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Bligh and Erskine Streets. The four occupants of the other vehicle were not injured.
The two occupants of the Camry fled, with the teenager allegedly assaulting a member of the public who attempted to intervene. He was taken to Dubbo Hospital for treatment of a facial laceration.
Officers arrested the teenager and older man nearby and they were taken to Dubbo Police Station.
The teenager was charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence - armed, cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent, police pursuit - not stop - drive dangerously, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, negligent driving, and never licensed person drive vehicle on road.
The teenager was refused bail and will appear at a children's court on Friday.
The 52-year-old man was charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, and breach of bail.
He was refused bail and will appear at Dubbo Local Court on Friday.
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