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Australian man charged after tank rampage


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Sat Jul 14, 3:27 AM ET

SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian man allegedly used a restored army tank to destroy mobile phone towers on a rampage through Sydney early Saturday, police said.

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Police said officers patrolling the western suburbs of Australian's largest city came across the privately-owned tank being used to destroy an electricity sub-station in the early hours of Saturday morning.

They followed the vehicle through several suburbs for 90 minutes as it smashed into mobile phone towers.

The low-speed pursuit, which police said averaged 30 kilometres (19 miles) an hour, finally arresting the driver after it stalled.

"The tank left a path of destruction in its wake, bringing down a number of mobile phone towers and relay sheds," New South Wales police said in a statement.

The 45-year-old driver was charged with a number of offices, including predatory driving, possessing a prohibited drug and using a weapon to avoid apprehension.

He will face a bail hearing later Saturday.

Police gave no reason why the man targeted mobile phone towers

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why did nobody respond to this? this is every kids dream to get a tank and destroy some chit!

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BOOM BABY!! BOOM!!!

I don't know.

Why didn't he blow up stuff, instead of just running it down?

I don't know.

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Well, what DO you know? :confused:

Ummm, I don't know. but what I do know is that BZ is working hard on his Mac to make a new avatar for the upcoming season. so you better sharpen your sig making skills up and be prepared. :D

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