Spikes stop car but man still on run

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Police have used road spikes to stop a stop a driver speeding from police near Hanmer Springs yesterday afternoon.

The vehicle was stopped by Murchison Police near Maruia Falls around 5pm, after the vehicle sped in excess of 100kmh when seeing a patrol car.

Road spikes were deployed in the vehicle path which forced the driver to stop around 200m down the road before taking off into dense bush

Police dogs were called in to track the man but he has not been found.

His Toyota Platz has been seized for examination and residents are advised to increase security until the person is located