Three teenagers have been arrested following an alleged armed robbery north of Scone and pursuit down to Newcastle.
A 73-year-old man was flagged down by three teenagers on the New England Highway at Blandford at about 1 a.m. yesterday.
Police say when he got out of his Ford Ranger the trio allegedly took his keys and threatened him with a knife before driving off with the ute.
The chase, which started in Singleton, came to an end after officers deployed road spikes at New Lambton.
Two boys and a girl – were arrested at the scene before being taken to Newcastle Police Station.