Witness call on driving incident

Tasmania Police are calling for witnesses to an alleged dangerous driving incident in New Town and Lenah Valley on Thursday afternoon.

A maroon-coloured Holden Nova sedan was seen by police allegedly being driven in an erratic and dangerous manner on Risdon Road about 2.40pm.

The vehicle was witnessed speeding excessively through the Sacred Heart College school zone in Pedder Street, New Town about the time students would be leaving the area. 

Police were then called to a report of the vehicle being dumped in Gurney Court, Lenah Valley. The alleged youth driver was apprehended a short time later.

Anyone who witnessed the vehicle is asked to contact Glenorchy Police on 6173 2777 or 131 444.