News: Vic Police radio "jammed" during chase

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News: Vic Police radio "jammed" during chase

Post by vk6hgr » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:54 am

An unauthorised broadcaster interfered in a police chase in Victoria last Tuesday, forcing the officers concerned to call off their chase of two men suspected of being involved in an armed robbery.

The detectives from East Gippsland were investigating an incident in Sale. The pirate broadcaster is believed to be operating from the East Gippsland area, a police notice said.

The broadcaster impersonated a police officer during the chase which began after an alleged attempt at robbery in a shop in Sale, according to a report in the Brisbane Times. ... -sale.html
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