An Australian magistrate has described the decision by a couple to have sex during a police chase as "extraordinary".
Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua James Childs was sentenced to more than nine months of home detention in a South Australian magistrates court.
Childs was charged for two incidents which included a high-speed police chase in 2021 when he had sex with a passenger, ABC News reported.
During Childs' sentencing remarks, Magistrate Koula Kossiavelos said what unfolded during the chase was "extraordinary".
Police deployed a number of road spikes in an attempt to stop Childs. With his tyres punctured and travelling at around 50 kilometres an hour, police then saw the female passenger climb over and straddle Childs, ABC News report.
The woman began moving in an up-and-down motion, appearing to engage in sexual intercourse.
Kossiavelos added she hadn't heard anything like it in her career.
"I have never in my time as a magistrate heard that while somebody was engaged in a police pursuit, they also engaged in sexual intercourse."