A man will face court on Monday following an alleged assault and police pursuit in a stolen car in Berkeley.
A white Nissan Dualis was allegedly stolen from outside a commercial premises shortly after 10.40am on Friday.
Police attended a home on Nannawilli Street, Berkeley, shortly after and witnessed the driver of the vehicle reversing before hitting a tree and driving away.
Officers located the car in Berkeley, shortly after 1.30pm, and directed the driver to stop.
A pursuit was initiated when the driver failed to stop.
The vehicle came to a stop on Weerona Street and a 26-year-old man was arrested.
He was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station where he refused a breath analysis.
The man was charged with seven offences, take and drive conveyance without consent, disqualified driver, stalk/intimidation, assault, malicious damage, police pursuit and refuse breath analysis.
He was refused bail to appear before Wollongong Local Court on Monday.
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