COCKBURN police charged a man they allege fled after they tried to pull him over on May 27. Police said they tried to stop the man on Phoenix Road in Spearwood just before 5pm, alleging he accelerated away at speed after they activated their lights. The 23-year-old Balidvis man continued through suburbs before losing control of the Hyundai sedan he was driving in Bertram and colliding with a parked vehicle at low speed. Police allege the driver then attempted to run but was apprehended by officers at the scene. Among the charges laid against him was failing to stop and assaulting a public officer.