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Helicopter assists in arrests, Coles Bay

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Aug 15 2015

Coles Bay, Tasmania

About 3 pm today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Tasmania Police to search for a stolen car in the Coles Bay area. About 5 pm a green commodore sedan was found in bushland near Moulting Lagoon. A short time later two people, a male and female were located in bushland a short distance away. The helicopter was able to keep observation on the couple and guide local police to the area where arrests were effected.

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About 3 pm today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Tasmania Police to search for a stolen car in the Coles Bay area.  About 5 pm a green commodore sedan was found in bushland near Moulting Lagoon.  A short time later two people, a male and female were located in bushland a short distance away. The helicopter was able to keep observation on the couple and guide local police to the area where arrests were effected.

Footage of the mission is available from Sue Stanley at Rotorlift.

P.S. Steane
Search and Rescue

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