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A man who allegedly stole a police van before he crashed the vehicle while taking it on a joy ride to McDonald’s has been arrested. 

The terrifying incident happened at Anzac Avenue in Mango Hill, around 40 kilometres north of Brisbane early on Tuesday morning around 3am. 

The man was allegedly driving the van to Macca’s before he crashed the vehicle, writing it off. 

A man who allegedly stole a police vehicle to go on an alleged joy ride to McDonald’s crashed the van (pictured) in Brisbane’s north early on Tuesday morning in a terrifying incident

The 37-year-old man then fled the scene on foot after he managed to get out of the van, forcing officers from Queensland Police to give chase. 

He was arrested on Boundary Road in Narangba around 3.21am about 7km from the crash scene. 

The man was allegedly armed with a knife before he was arrested by authorities. 

Earlier, officers tried to stop the man from allegedly stealing the vehicle after they unsuccessfully tried to taser him. 

They also brought out a firearm during their initial exchange with the man before officers tasered him a second time following the crash. 

He was taken to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital after he suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

A spokesperson from Queensland Police said the man is under police guard at the hospital. 

After he crashed the vehicle (pictured), the man took off on foot when he managed to exit the van as officers from Queensland police gave chase before he was arrested nearby at Narangba

No one was injured and police have not laid any charges. 

Police are expected to address the media about the incident later today. 

Vision from the scene of the shocking crash shows the vehicle badly damaged with its front bonnet crumpled and torn apart after it appeared to have crashed into a tree. 

The van’s door as well as its roof and several parts of the vehicle’s exterior were also torn apart. 

The man is believed to be assisting officers with their inquiries as police conduct investigations into the incident. 

Source: | This article originally belongs to Dailymail.co.uk

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