Two women have escaped from hotel quarantine in Perth after flying into WA overnight.
Breaking Perth COVID-19 update with reports of 2 women escaping from hotel quarantine after flying into WA overnight.
Both women are currently in police custody.
Acting Police Commissioner Gary Dreibergs was quick to provide an update on the situation to media.
The women aged 19 and 22 were refused entry to WA from South Australia and were taken to a Perth hotel until return flights to Adelaide could be arranged.
Police say the individuals caught a taxi to a unit block in Coolbelup in the early hours of the morning before being taken into police custody.
The women have been charged with failing to comply with a direction under WA’s Emergency Management Act.
They’re now due to appear in court this afternoon.
Watch now: WA Police Acting Commissioner Gary Dreibergs is speaking to the media about two women who escaped from hotel quarantine.
Further Perth COVID-19 news on SoPerth.com.au.