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Woman charged over kidnapping, car chase

A Watsonia woman has been arrested after a police chase over her alleged role in a kidnapping and armed robbery in Melbourne's north.

Brittany Culmsee, was arrested around 4am on Friday after the chase on High Street, Reservoir.

The 20-year-old was taken to the Northern Hospital where she remains under police guard.

She will be charged with kidnapping, armed robbery, threats to kill and theft of motor vehicle over a kidnapping on January 3.

Police are continuing to hunt for her alleged accomplice, Daniel Piccolotto, 26.

A warrant has been issued to arrest the Coburg man, last seen in Tullamarine last Friday.

He is believed to be hiding in the northern suburbs and may be driving a stolen red 1999 Honda CRV, registration PQT-696.

The public is warned to keep their distance as he may be armed.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at