Two separate police pursuits were launched in the Hunter this morning.

A Lexus and a Jeep Patriot were spotted by police during a patrol in the Fern Bay Area around 2:10am.

When the drivers failed to stop Two pursuits were initiated.  

The pursuit of the Jeep was terminated due to safety concerns. 

The Lexus which had been reported stolen reached Waratah before the pursuit was also terminated. 

Anyone with dashcam footage of the incident or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

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