Two Echuca men were arrested and taken to Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Wednesday after being pursued through backyards by police on foot.By Kathleen Tonini
Police arrested two Echuca men after allegedly pursuing them on foot for about an hour on Wednesday morning.
Police confirmed one of those was same man who was chased through Echuca’s Central Business District by police two weeks ago.
Police were called at about 11am Wednesday when the two men, aged 20 and 21, were spotted on Boothman St before taking flight and attempting to hide in residents’ backyards.
Police said they searched for the men in backyards before pursuing them over a few back fences and finding them hiding in another person’s bedroom.
Four police units including the Criminal Investigation Unit were involved in the search and arrests.
The men were taken to the Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and were remanded overnight before facing court again yesterday to decide if they would be released on bail.
The 20-year-old man has an outstanding warrant for failing appear in court and and in relation to a recent aggravated burglary in Echuca.
The 21-year-old also had an warrant for failing to appear in court, for breaching bail conditions and in relation to an assault.
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